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Robert Lee Humphreys

Feb 06, 2017

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.

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