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Alan Hamilton Humphress, age 87

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018


Alan Hamilton Humphress, 87 years, 2 months, and 25 days of age, of Campbellsville, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 with his family by his side.

Alan was born the son of the late Omer and Nellie Hamilton Humphress on December 13, 1930 in Yuma, Kentucky.   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Effie Irene Hornback and their son, Michael Shannon Humphress as well as eight brothers and sisters.

He had served in the United States Army during the Korean war and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.    After returning home from serving in the armed forces, he worked hard as a farmer and had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Knifley Christian Church.

Alan is survived by a son, Alan Humphress, Jr. and his companion Brenda Metcalfe of Campbellsville and four daughters, Barbara Abell of Knifley, Moveta Keltner and husband Ray of Rose Hill, Virginia, Annette Humphress and Jackie Tucker of Campbellsville.   Also surviving are his siblings, Nancy Dixon of Knifley, Billy Humphress and wife Edith of Campbellsville and Karen Overstreet and husband Eugene of California, as well as 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services for Alan Hamilton Humphress will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery.

The family request visitation from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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