Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
John P. Humphries, 73, 805 Oliver St., St. Marys, died at 11:25 a.m. Sept. 14, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Bedford, Ind., to Belt and Marguerite Sulgrove Humphries. On June 28, 1958, he married Marie Klosterman, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Terry (Jenine), St. Marys, and Scott (Cherie), Decatur, Ala.; a daughter, DeeAnn (Roger) Squire, Orlando, Fla.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three sisters, Jane Ann Ross, Sarah Leach and Mary Jones.
He retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, St. Marys, after 30 years. He was a member of Northmoor Country Club, Celina, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Color Guard unit, all of St. Marys. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys. He was a 1954 graduate of Alexandria High School in Indiana and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial with military rites is at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the Mass on Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church or the Auglaize County Cancer Association.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.