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John D "Junior" Humphries

April 8, 1928 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 91)

John D. “Junior” Humphries, Jr.


John D. “Junior” Humphries, Jr., 91, of Olive Hill, KY, entered into rest on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, KY.  He was born April 8, 1928, in Carter County, KY, a son of the late John D. Humphries, Sr. and Elmae Fultz Humphries.

Junior was of the Baptist faith.  He loved the outdoors and to chew tobacco.  Junior enjoyed spending time with his family, his close friend H.P. Scott and watching his grandkids.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Ethel Stamper, Tiny Fannin, Rosey Brinegar, Madieleen Humphries and Effie Jordan; and four brothers, Homer, Pat, Ed and Clayton.  Also, Junior was joined in rest on the same day, April 18, 2019 by his son Clayton Eugene Humphries.

Junior is survived by wife of 65 years, Wilma Lawhorn Humphries, whom he wed on August 18, 1953; two sons, Doug Humphries and Connie David (Dorothy) Humphries; eleven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.   He also leaves behind a special friend, Johnny Napier his physical therapist; his home health nurse, Amanda Rudd and Dr. Moore, who all provided excellent care; as well as a host of other relatives and friends that will greatly miss him.

Joint Funeral Services will be conducted for Junior and his son, Eugene  Humphries, at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service with Bro. Bobby Day and Bro. Paul Webb officiating. Burials will follow at the Fultz Cemetery.

Friends may visit for a joint visitation for both Junior and Eugene from 1:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday, April 22, 2019 and from 9:00am and until the time of service, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service located at 149 Whitt Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

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