Name: Paul S. Humphrey
From: The Evansville Courier,
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2002
Paul S. Humphrey, 80, of Newburgh, died Friday, March 15, 2002, at 3:20 a.m. at his residence.
Paul was a 50-year member of Lessing Masonic Lodge 464. He was also a 50-year member of the Scottish Rite. He was a member of the Hadi Shriners, Order of the Eastern Star, Robert Morris Chapter, International High 12 and the Evansville Kennel Club.
He entered the Army Air Corps in March of 1943, serving with the 44th Bomb Group as a radio operator/mechanic and medic in 1946, where he received an honorable discharge with a rank of sergeant. He enjoyed boating and books. He was a member of Newburgh Presbyterian Church.
He was the owner/operator of the Saveway Market of Evansville's Westside for 37 years before retiring. He was known to many people as "Mr. Saveway."
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 47 years, Helen Joyce (Parkinson), his second wife of 4 years, Helen (Klein-Kizer); and an infant son, David Allen in 1947.
Survivors are his son, Timothy Humphrey of Seymour, Ind.; his daughter, Paulette Humphrey of Oakland, Mich.; his brothers, Robert and James Humphrey, both of Evansville; grandchildren, Tim, Todd and Troy Humphrey, all of Princeton, KY; and six great-grandchildren.
Services are Monday, March 18, 2002 at 1 p.m. at Alexander North Chapel, the Reverends Eugene Bickel and Tom Sale officiating with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Graveside military services will be conducted by the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club.
Visitation is Sunday, March 17, 2002 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Alexander North Chapel. Lessing Masonic Lodge will conduct a service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess/Ohio Valley Hospice or Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital.