Jerry Lewis Humphreys, 89, of Waveland, IN passed away April 12, 2019 at Life’s Journey of Avon, IN. He was born on October 30, 1929 in Parke County to the late Carl and Ferris (Heslar) Humphreys. He married Grace M. (Gibbs) Humphreys on December 4, 1949 in Milligan, IN. She passed away on October 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, Parke & Vermillion County Antique Tractor Club.
His hobbies include woodworking, snowmobiling, guns, and riding his scooters.
He is survived by his children, Rodney Lewis (Diane) Humphreys, Rockville, IN andRita Ann (Greg) Humphreys-Stultz, Rockville, IN; grandchildren, Abe (Ginnie) Humphreys, Ross (Micah) Humphreys, Brianne (Dave) Walters, Tiffany Kelly, Josh (Amanda) Stultz, andBrandon Everson; Thirteen great grand children; special friend; Jeanetta Starr, Waveland, siblings, Phil (Joyce) Humphreys and Fred (Sally) Humphreys; several nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Grace M. (Gibbs) Humphreys.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Portland Mills Church, 11525 Harbison Road, Rockville, IN 47872. Reverend Sam Link will be officiating. Burial will follow at Portland Mills Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home, 301 East Green Street, Waveland, IN 47989 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Memorial Contributions may be made to Portland Mills Church, 11525 Harbison Road, Rockville, IN 47872. You are invited to visit www.machledtservies.comwhere you may leave an online condolence for the family. Machledt & Servies Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.