James Michael (Mike) Huberty, 59, born in Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014. He was united in marriage to Li-Mei Chen, June 22, 2002. He was preceded in death by his mother, Frieda H. Huberty and his grandmother, Gladys Holder.
Mike graduated from Brainerd High School, Chattanooga. He served in the United States Marine Corps (1974 – 1978). After his military service, he received his Bachelor degree in Asian studies and two Master Degrees in US/Chinese History and TESOL (EFL/ESL) from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. During his studies, he went to China and Japan as an exchange student.
Among his continuing professional experiences, he taught English in several Taiwan's universities. He also edited academic papers in Taiwan.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Li-Mei Chen; cousins, Randy Holder, Stevenson, Alabama and Debra L. Shelton, Minnestota; niece, Yu Chen.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Dewayne Renfro officiating. There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.