James D. Humphrey, 74 of Loudonville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 20, 2014 at Pomerene Hospital, in Millersburg. He was born June 14, 1939 in East Cleveland, and was the son of Harland and Martha (Reese) Humphrey. He was a self employed farmer that loved to work on and restore Oliver Tractors. James enjoyed deer hunting, making crafts and loved to read.
Funeral Service will be at 11 A.M., Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Alexander Funeral Home, 8612 S.R. 39, Millersburg. Burial will be at the Drake’s Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 P.M., Friday, January 24, 2014, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to: The Lakeville Fire Dept., 13979 SR 226, Lakeville, OH 44638.
He is survived by his spouse of 28 years, Jean (Gardner) of Loudonville; six children, Sherry (Tom) Wigton of Lakeville, Melanie Humphrey of South Carolina, Jamie (Kevin) Miller of Walnut Creek, Chris (Tim) Goines of Lakeville, Jimmy (Shelly) Humphrey of Loudonville and Todd (Sarah) Humphrey of Loudonville; 14 grandchildren, J.D. (Lori) Houmard, Nick Humphrey, Shelby Humphrey (Dylan Bender), Sara Dalrymple, Paige Patten, Andrew and Trent Wigton, Jessica (Shawn) Small, Tanner and Hannah Goines, and Micah, Mikala, Weston and Whitley Humphrey; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his precious pup, Sadie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Richard and Bobby; and his former wife, Sandra L. Humphrey.