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Obituary: Richard Kenneth Humphress, 75, Elkhorn, KY

Mr. Humphress was a member of Christie Chapel Christian Church, the Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge, Disabled American Vet, and a founding member of the Knifley Fire Department. He will be accorded military honors by Marion Co. DAV.

Richard Kenneth Humphress, age 75, of Knifley Road, Elkhorn, KY, died Sunday, January 4, 2009, at his residence after an illness.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00pmET, Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at Lyon DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel in Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Larry Loy officiating. Burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, and with full military honors by the Marion County DAV. The family requests visitation from 5:00 to 8:00pmET, Tuesday, January 6, 2009, at Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home and after 7:00amET, Wednesday, January 7, at the funeral home.

He was the son of the late William G. And Maude Chappel Humphress. He was a member of the Christie Chapel Methodist Church, Knifley Volunteer Fire Department, Easterm Star and Masonic Lodge and Disabled American Vets.

He is survived by his wife, Ina Humphress of Elkhorn, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons and daughters-in-law, Vernon and Debbie Humphress and Alvin and Marsha Humphress all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren and two great grandchildren

  • One brother and sister-in-law, Malcolm and Jenny Humphress, of Elhorn, KY

  • Three sisters and brothers-in-law, Wyneth and Jack Eastridge; Joyce and Bobby Eastridge, and Evon and Gary Humphress, all of Elkhorn, KY.
Pallbearers are Doug Parker, Todd Humphress, Keith Humphress, Ricky Ford, Jeff Ford, Scott Cochran, and Terry Eastridge.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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Remembering: Richard Kenneth Humphress, 75

2009-01-06 - Elkhorn, KY - Photo family photo.
The funeral service for Kenneth Humphress, 75, will be Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at 2:00pmET at Lyon-Dewitt Funeral Chapel, Campbellsville, KY. Mr. Humphress was a founding member of the Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Department.

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