Cayden Jaimez Huffman, age 14, of Marion passed away on June 29, 2019 at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Cayden was born on October 5, 2004 in Bluffton, Indiana the son of Chad Jenkins and Kristinna Huffman. Cayden attended Swayzee Elementary.
Cayden wasn’t like most kids, he was extraordinary! All his heart had was love. His smile and laugh were infectious. He could make you smile and laugh anytime you were around him. You could hear his laugh from rooms away! His favorite things to do were dancing, listening to music, swinging, swimming and spending time with his family. He loved doing things with his hands. Cayden will be missed by all who met him.
He is survived by his father, Chad (Sherri) Jenkins of Marion; his mother, Kristinna Huffman of Van Buren; brothers, Logan and Lucas Jenkins of Marion, Kyngzlee Huffman of Van Buren, and Malaki Schreiber of Beverly Hills, Florida; paternal grandmothers, Donna Jenkins of Joliet, Illinois and Debra (Daniel) Smith of Jonesboro; maternal grandparents, Rex (Tinna) Huffman of Van Buren; paternal great-grandparents, Terry (Olive) Davis of Matthews, Roland (Marilyn) Humphrey of Joliet, Illinois and Linda Smith of Jonesboro; maternal great-grandparents, Rosemary Grandstaff of Marion; Godparents, Jared (Kristin) Jenkins of Van Buren; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by paternal grandfather, James Jenkins and cousin, Ruby Jenkins.
Friends and family may call from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Dave Keasling officiating.
Burial will follow in Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.
Memorial contributions can be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202; or to the Oak Hill Special Education Program in Cayden’s memory. Checks can be mailed to: Oak Hill, P.O. Box 550, 1474 N 800 W-27, Converse, Indiana 46919. Please add Cayden to the memo line.
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Oak Hill Special Education Program
Oak Hill, P.O. Box 550, 1474 N 800 W-27, Converse IN 46919
Please add Cayden to the memo line on your check.
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202