In Memory of






Obituary for Jeffery Lynn "Huggy Bear" Honaker

Jeffery Lynn “Huggy Bear” Honaker, 59, of Honaker, Virginia passed away Wednesday (November 8, 2023) at his home. Born January 20, 1964 in Richlands, Virginia, he was a son of Will Roger and Shirley Honaker. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a 1982 graduate of Honaker High School. He was a member of Outreach Temple in Wysor Valley. He was employed as a truck driver with E. Dillon & Co. He was a homebody by choice, but also enjoyed going to church, hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR and Raiders football.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Jason Honaker; maternal grandparents, Bazzie and Clara Miller and paternal grandfather, James Honaker, paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Opal and Charles Altizer.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife twenty-six years, Colleen Honaker of Honaker, Virginia; grandchildren, Breanna Harrison and husband, Cody, Jayden Hall and fiancé, Zion Alexander and Hunter Hall; great-grandchildren, Jordan Martin and Greyson Harrison; daughter-in-law, Crystal Martin Hall; favorite cat, Kitty; several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM Sunday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim Whited officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Kris Warden, Cody Harrison, Hunter Hall, Zion Alexander and Jerry Hale.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter Short, Gary Goody, Ed Osborne, Stanley Hale and Steve Hubbard.
The family will receive friends after 6 PM Saturday at Honaker Funeral Home where an evening song service will be conducted at 7 PM.