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George B. Humphreys Print E-mail
November 28, 2000 11:00 pm

George B. Humphreys, 90, Brookings, died Nov. 20, 2000, at his home.

He was born Feb. 15, 1910, in Benton County to Charles and Dorthea (Frey) Humphreys.

As a teenager George delivered telegrams by bicycle. He was a Merchant Marine, worked in a mattress manufacturing plant and also as a millwright for a logging mill.

He married E. Theora Ivie, Feb. 18, 1943.

When he retired he followed the carnival Funtastic for 15 years. He also was a camp host for seven years for the Forest Service in Little Redwood and the Winchuck.

He was a lifetime member of the Chetco Senior Center and of Cal-Ore Life Flight. He loved his wife dearly.

He was a pioneer activist in Curry County senior citizen affairs for the past 25 years, especially in establishing the three senior centers.

Survivors include his wife E. Theora Humphreys, Brookings; sons M. Jack James and Earl B. Humphreys; daughter Dorthea T. Humphreys.

Also surviving are five grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, and one sister A. Pauline May.

A remembrance gathering will be held Dec. 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Chetco Senior Center, 550 Chetco Lane. A time is set aside for individuals to verbally contribute their thoughts and remembrances of Humphreys, organizers said.

Arrangements are under the direction of Scantlins Brookings Mortuary Chapel.

 

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