Robert Lee Humphreys
Robert Lee Humphreys, 88, of Crawfordsville, died on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at his home.
The funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the Winfield United Methodist Church, with Rev. Randy Moser officiating. Interment followed at the Crawfordsville Cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Honts Funeral Home, in Winfield.
A memorial has been established for the Winfield United Methodist Church.
Humphreys was born on Feb. 7, 1928, in Washington, the son of Fred and Ruby (Myers) Humphreys. He was a graduate of the Wyman High School and a graduate of Coe College, in Cedar Rapids. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947, in the Army of Occupation in Japan. He was also a member of General MacArthur’s personal private entourage. On June 20, 1953, he married Lucille Gault, in Crawfordsville.
He was a lifelong farmer.
He was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church.
Humphreys is survived by his wife; two sons, Dr. Chris Humphreys, of Cedar Rapids, and Paul Humphreys, of Winfield; three daughters, Anne Dengler, of Iowa City, Lynne Humphreys, of Coralville, and Mary Kay Rappenecker, of Winfield; nine grandchildren; one sister, Jean Austin, of Williamsburg; and one brother, Dale Humphreys, of Minot, N.D.
He was preceded in death by his parents.