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Cecil Roscoe Humphrey
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1895
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1950
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

MY UNCLE CECIL SERVED AS A PRIVATE IN WW I. HE WAS IN THE 99TH BALLOON CO. HE RETURNED TO CIVILIAN LIFE IN ABILENE IN 1917 FOLLOWING THE WAR. HE BEGAN AS A CAR SALESMAN. IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE DEPRESSION HE STARTED WORK FOR THE LONE STAR BUICK CAR DEALERSHIP OF ABILENE AND WORKED THERE UNTIL HIS DEATH. IN 1944 HE HAD BEEN NAMED AS SALES MANAGER. BEING PAST SERVICE AGE FOR WW 2, HE WAS NAMED AS MANAGER OF CAMP BARKELEY POST EXCHANGE. AT THE END OF WW2 HE RETURNED TO LONE STAR BUICK ON 141 SYCAMORE ST. IN ABILENE.

HE MARRIED CULA ANN BOYD ON AUGUST 20, 1917 IN ABILENE, TEXAS.
THE COUPLE HAD NO CHILDREN. HE TOLD EVERY ONE THAT GROWING UP IN A LARGE FAMILY OF BROTHERS AND SISTERS CAUSED HIM TO HAVE NO DESIRE TO BE AROUND ANYMORE CHILDREN. MY UNCLE MADE FEW CONTACTS WITH ANY MEMBER OF HIS FAMILY. Cecil was the 6th son in a family of 11 brothers and sisters. his father was a pioneer OF ABILENE, JOHN WAITE HUMPHREY, SR AND MOTHER NANCY EMMALINE MATLOCK HUMPHREY.

CAUSE OF DEATH WAS A HEART ATTACK.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, CULA HUMPHREY, 5 SISTERS, AND 2 BROTHERS. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, JOHN WAITE HUMPHREY, SR, AND NANCY MATLOCK HUMPHREY, 1 BROTHER, JESSE HUMPHREY, AND 1 SISTER, HATTIE HUMPHREY JOHNSTON.
THE JOB OF BALOON UNITS IN WW1 WAS AS FOLLOWS===During the day, snipers and artillery observers in balloons made movement perilous, so the trenches were mostly quiet. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Waite Humphrey (1865 - 1948)
  NANCY EMMALINE MATLOCK HUMPHREY (1865 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Cula Ann Boyd Humphrey (1895 - 1978)
 
 Siblings:
  Lula Amy Humphrey Wright (1886 - 1954)*
  Jesse Monroe Humphrey (1886 - 1943)*
  Alta Azlie Humphrey Wyatt (1888 - 1966)*
  Hattie Belle Humphrey Johnston (1890 - 1935)*
  William Thomas Humphrey (1891 - 1951)*
  Cecil Roscoe Humphrey (1895 - 1950)
  Fannie May Humphrey Anthony (1896 - 1987)*
  Mary Leeora Humphrey Gooch (1899 - 1976)*
  Ruby Roberta Humphrey (1902 - 1954)*
  John Waite Humphrey (1906 - 1960)*
  Edwin Lee Humphrey (1908 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Plot: CEDAR HILL SECTION, BLOCK 104, LOT 10, SPACE 10
 
Created by: ron
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18420699
Cecil Roscoe Humphrey
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Cecil Roscoe Humphrey
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Cecil Roscoe Humphrey
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GOD'S BLESSING TO YOU ON THIS 2007 MEMORIAL DAY.
- ron
 Added: May. 27, 2007
THANK YOU FOR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY, UNCLE CECIL
- ron
 Added: Mar. 22, 2007
 
 
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