David Leonard Humphries, 82, of Raphine died Jan. 21


David Leonard Humphries, 82, of Raphine, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 12, 1935, in Buena Vista, he was the son of the late Clarence Humphries and Lelia Smith Humphries. 

He was a member of Calvary Brethren Church. 

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence Humphries Jr. and Elijah Humphries; and sister, Virginia Henson.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley Staton Humphries; daughters, Ramona H. Cornmesser of Lexington and Vanessa Tomlin and husband John of Buena Vista; son, Wayne Humphries and wife Teri of Raphine; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Beatrice Whiteside.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Rick Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the funeral home.  

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


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