Robert Elvin Humphrey, 92, of Leslie, MO, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Meramec Nursing Center, Sullivan, Missouri.
Robert was born in Iberia, Missouri on September 28, 1928, a son of the late Flora ( nee Willson) and Dora Humphrey.
Mr. Humphrey proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. John's E & R Church, Casco, Mo. Robert enjoyed being a 4-H leader. His specialty was teaching youngsters horsemanship. He loved being around and working with horses, he also coached girls softball.
He worked as a Laborer doing residential construction during his working years.
He was the husband of Marythea J. ( nee Arrington) Humphrey. They were married on June 25, 1950 at Port Orchard, Washington.
Robert is survived by his wife Marythea Humphrey, of the home; by two daughters, LaRayne Brune and husband Dennis, of New Haven; and Laura Placht and husband Edward, of New Haven; by a son, Steve Humphrey and wife Brenda, of Leslie; by three sisters, Marilyn and Jane Luechtefeld, and Janet Abernathy, and a brother Roy Humphrey and wife Joyce, by sisters-in-laws Janet and Arlene Humphrey, Linda Arrington and Norma Vandeberg, by 7 grandchildren, and 18 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers William & Harold Humphrey and a brother-in-law, Daniel Arrington.
Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, January 20th at 10:00 a.m. at the St. John's E & R Church Cemetery, Casco.
Memorial donation are suggested to St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Elvin Humphrey, please visit our floral store.