Harry W. Humphrey, 103, formerly of Cambridge, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Allure of Geneseo (formerly Good Samaritan). Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17th, at the Cambridge Lutheran Church. Rev. Randall Mullin will officiate. Burial will be in Coal Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Harry Humphrey Memorial Fund. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Cambridge, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Harry Wiley Humphrey was born January 2, 1916 in Bonaparte, Iowa, the son of William W. and Ida Mae Murphy Humphrey. His marriage to Veryl M. Lee took place at her parent's home in Coal Valley on January 30, 1937. She passed away on December 22, 2001. He was a member of the Cambridge Lutheran Church. Harry worked as a coal miner, a farmer, a barber, and then was a security guard at John Deere until retiring in 1981. He enjoyed bowling and golfing
Those surviving are his son, Steve Humphrey, Mesa, AZ, ten grandchildren, Laurie (Lee) Meylor, Dave (Amy) Humphrey, Julie (Pete) Reyes, Brenda (Phil) Gawthrop, Mitch (Shelley Richardson) Fickling, Kendra (Kelly) Katter, Kim (Barry) Jackson, Shayne (Jen) Fickling, Angela Evans, Alina ( Ernie) Navarro, 24 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Wayne Fickling, a son, Larry Humphrey, three sisters, Gladys Lamb, Ruth Clayman, and Helen Raisbeck, and five brothers, Clarence, Warren, Wayne, Glen, and Roy Humphrey, preceded him in death.