Gulfport Businessman Killed In Farm Accident

GULFPORT (WLOX) -- A Gulfport businessman was killed this week in a tragic accident.

Keith Huber, 67, died on Thursday from injuries he suffered in a tractor accident on his rural farm in Illinois. Huber was born in LaFayette, Illinois.

In 1982, he started Keith Huber Incorporated here on the coast. His business is now the largest independent manufacturer of Vacuum Loading Equipment in the United States.

Funeral services will be held at the Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Home in Illinois. A memorial service at Riemann Family Funeral Homes in Gulfport is being arranged.