On the same day that the Gayville community laid to rest their fire chief, they learned of the passing of their assistant chief.
Wayne Huber passed away Tuesday. Huber has been the assistant chief in Gayville for 24 years. Details of his death have not been released.
Huber was a member of the Gayville Fire Department for thirty-four years. He was also an EMT for the department.
Many area residents paid their respects to Lonny Lee on Tuesday morning at the Gayville-Volin school gymnasium. The remainder of the Gayville Fire Department, who consider themselves as family, has spent the last week reminiscing about the many memories they had of Lee.
Huber’s death has caused a lot of friends and family of Huber so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.