Jerry Lewis Humphreys, 89, of Waveland passed away April 12, 2019 at Life’s Journey of Avon.
He was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Parke County, to the late Carl and Ferris (Heslar) Humphreys. He married Grace M. (Gibbs) Humphreys on Dec. 4, 1949, at Milligan. She passed away Oct. 6, 2013.
After graduating from Green Township High school, Jerry went and proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a grain and livestock farmer most of his life,
He was a member of Portland Mills Church, Alamo Masonic Lodge, Cushman Club, IWCS Woodworkers and Parke and Vermillion County Antique Tractor Club. His hobbies included woodworking, snowmobiling, guns and riding his scooters.
He is survived by his children, Rodney Lewis (Diane) Humphreys and Rita Ann (Greg) Humphreys-Stultz, both of Rockville; grandchildren, Abe (Ginnie) Humphreys, Ross (Micah) Humphreys, Brianne (Dave) Walters, Tiffany Kelly, Josh (Amanda) Stultz and
Brandon Everson; 13 great-grandchildren; special friend, Jeanetta Starr, Waveland; siblings, Phil (Joyce) Humphreys and Fred (Sally) Humphreys; and several nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Grace M. (Gibbs) Humphreys.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Portland Mills Church, 11525 Harbison Road, Rockville, with the Rev. Sam Link officiating. Burial will follow at Portland Mills Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home, 301 E. Green St., Waveland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Portland Mills Church, 11525 Harbison Road, Rockville, IN 47872.
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