Jerry W. Huff, 83, of Greeneville, Tenn., passed away peacefully Wednesday morning December 29th, 2021. Jerry, formerly from Buchanan, Virginia, was a retired photojournalist that worked for United Press International (UPI). Jerry viewed a full and successful life through the lens of his camera. Jerry’s photographs have appeared in every major newspaper in the U.S. and have won various awards. Jerry was also a part-time actor.
He has appeared in motion picture films like *Gods and Generals* and the Discovery Channel TV series *The Men Who Built America* as well as several other roles. Jerry was also a very talented painter, builder, and crafter. The world has truly lost a great artisan.
Jerry is survived by his five daughters: Tammy Durden, Terry Kraft, Leslee Worley, Jill Harwell, and Jessie Coffman. He is survived by a sister, Laura Stephens, as well as 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, CW and Eloise Huff, a sister Barbra Berry and a brother Gregory Huff. Per his request, there will not be a formal funeral or services. The family will hold a private memorial at a later date.