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Walter Charles ""Chunky"" Huse

February 27, 1940 - August 15, 2020

Walter Charles Huse 80, of Wilmington, North Carolina passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at his home with his wife Nini at his side.

Chunky Huse was born in Shepperton, England at the beginning of World War Two. By the age of 17 he had a successful rock band called The Missing Links and had started on his family of five with his first wife Queenie. He had also started what became a legendary career in the film industry, following in his father’s footsteps. Over time he created Grip House in the UK and when he became a citizen of the US he created Gypsy Grips. Along the way he helped create and develop film equipment that is still used.

He is survived by his widow Cornelia (Nini) Rogan, Edith (Queenie)Huse, his second wife Gay Huse and all of his children. Derek Huse, Lindsey Huse, Kevin Huse, Malcolm Huse and Zinnia Holmes.
Malcolm and Kevin have followed in Chunky’s footsteps in his beloved film industry. He is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

There is also another huge worldwide family of friends and coworkers who survive him and his appreciation of the hard, useful, artful work that he loved so very much. We mourn him deeply. He is irreplaceable. He is incredibly loved.

Chunky requested that he be cremated, and the cremation took place at 10:20 AM on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Cape Fear Literacy Council, 1012 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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