Isaac Jenkins Humphries Jr., 88, of Buena Vista died Sept. 23


Isaac “Ike” Jenkins Humphries Jr., 88, of Buena Vista, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at Havenwood Assisted Living.

Born Dec. 14, 1929, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Isaac Jenkins Humphries Sr. and Cecil Tomlinson Humphries. 

Isaac was also preceded in death by his wife, Beryl Sizeland Humphries; brother, Freddie Humphries, and sisters, Faye Humphries and Romelda Humphries.

He was a member of the Stone Church of the Brethren and a life member of the Lexington Rescue Squad.

Surviving are his children, Mike Humphries (Sally), Rick Humphries, Beth Fichel (John), Jan Davis, and Debbie Stats (Larry); 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby Humphries, and sister, Mary Buchanan; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Elwood Shafer, Sharon Knick and Cheryl Hickman.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with the Rev. W. David Bain officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the funeral home.

Special thanks are expressed to the caring staff at Havenwood. Memorial donations may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, Lexington Rescue Squad or Buena Vista Rescue Squad.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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