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 Waldo Decker Humphrey

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Waldo Decker Humphrey

Birth
Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Death
7 Jun 2011 (aged 93)
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section 69 Site 307
Memorial ID
70978753 View Source



Mr. W. Decker Humphrey, of White Plains, passed away Tuesday June 7, 2011, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

He was born December March 8th, 1918 in Kansas City, KS to the late Walter Decker Humphrey and Virginia Martin Humphrey. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Mr. Humphrey was a mining engineer, retired from the P&M Coal Company and served 23 years in the United States Marine Corps where he was the recipient of two silver stars during action in the Pacific in WWII.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth "Pat" Carter Humphrey; two daughters, Christine Thorowgood of White Plains and Jan Humphrey of Madisonville; two sons, James Humphrey of Decatur, IL and John Humphrey of Parker, CO; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M on Sunday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Madisonville with the Reverend Candyce Loescher officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Engineers Without Borders at www.ewb-usa.org/donate.php



Mr. W. Decker Humphrey, of White Plains, passed away Tuesday June 7, 2011, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

He was born December March 8th, 1918 in Kansas City, KS to the late Walter Decker Humphrey and Virginia Martin Humphrey. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Mr. Humphrey was a mining engineer, retired from the P&M Coal Company and served 23 years in the United States Marine Corps where he was the recipient of two silver stars during action in the Pacific in WWII.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth "Pat" Carter Humphrey; two daughters, Christine Thorowgood of White Plains and Jan Humphrey of Madisonville; two sons, James Humphrey of Decatur, IL and John Humphrey of Parker, CO; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M on Sunday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Madisonville with the Reverend Candyce Loescher officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Engineers Without Borders at www.ewb-usa.org/donate.php


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