Caleb Michael Huebner passed away peacefully in his mother’s arms at Dave and Busters, his favorite place. Caleb was born on January 17, 2000, in Federal Way, Washington to Kagen Huebner and Sarah Gilcrist. Caleb participated in Special Olympics, Young Life, Future Farmers of America (FAA), Black Lake Bible Camp, Leadership Class and was the Football Manager for Tahoma Highschool. Caleb graduated from Tahoma Highschool in 2018 and Special Transition Program in 2021. He landed an amazing opportunity at Amazon thanks to his Job Coach Vendor, Trillium Employment Services. He worked at Amazon for almost 2 years.
Caleb loved fireworks, Scooby Doo, Christmas Lights, Holiday Blow ups, vacations, detailing cars, paddleboarding, boating, Djing, tornado sirens, amusement parks, arcade games, giving gifts to people and he loved spending time with his family and his best friends. Caleb wore shorts and flip flops no matter what the weather was like. Caleb would give people coupons for a free car wash or spend a day with Caleb. He would spend hours researching fireworks for the 4th of July and would come up with a purchase list and would turn fireworks on tv and fall asleep to it. Caleb would decorate his car for the holidays with lights. Caleb would put air fresheners in people’s cars as a surprise. Caleb would do people’s Christmas lights every year charging very little than providing all the lights and blow ups and letting them keep them.
Caleb touched the lives of everyone he met. His favorite saying was Life, Laugh, Love. He was known as the BFG (Big Friendly Giant). He was the light in so many eyes. His Smile and happiness will never be forgotten. Shine your light bright in heaven Caleb.
He is survived by his loving mother, Sarah Gilcrist, Stepfather Bradley Lowe, Grandparents Richard & Joan Gilcrist, Donald & Deborah Lowe. Father Kagen Huebner, Stepmother Amanda Huebner, Sisters Violet and Scarlet Huebner, Grandparents Mike and Zelia Huebner
We decided to do a water cremation for our Sweet Caleb Huebner.
June 17 he will be laid to rest at the Tahoma National Cemetery with family. He will have a keepsake urn with his ashes and a memory box with his most precious belongings buried.
Saturday, June 18 @ 12pm his Ceremony will be held at New Life Church 15711 152nd Ave SE Renton, Wa. 98058
Saturday, June 18 @ 4pm his Celebration of Life will be at Uncle Rick Gilcrist House 17717 214th Avenue Court East Orting, Wa. 98360
For the Ceremony and Celebration of Life all are welcomed and please spread the word.
Sarah (mom) and Brad (Stepdad) are going to take a long-extended road trip first traveling to Olympic National Park in October which was a trip originally planned with Caleb and traveling to see family in Kansas and visit his Tornado siren and he will be laid to rest in Elm Grove Cemetery in Kansas with a keepsake urn (this is where Sarah and Brad will be and they will be with Caleb again. Then they will be headed to visit family in Florida and travel down to the Key's which he loved. They will be spreading Caleb’s ashes along the way.
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