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James (Jim) Robert Humphrey

James (Jim) Robert Humphrey, 82, formerly of Norman, OK, passed away on

August 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. There will be no services at this time. He

was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Rayburn and Emma Pearl

Humphrey, of Okemah, OK. Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty,

sister and brother-in-law Jane and Clovis Swanner of Ardmore, OK, daughter

and son-in-law Kimberly and Chad Feuerborn, son James R. Humphrey Jr.,

and granddaughters, Gwendolyn and Ivy Feuerborn, step daughter, Kathleen

Roullier, many extended family members, and dear friends.

Jim grew up in Okemah, OK, graduating from Okemah High School in 1956.

After attending the University of Oklahoma, he enlisted in the United States

Marine Corps and was stationed at El Toro in California. Jim was employed

by Baroid, NL Industries for 25 years. During this time he lived and worked

in many locations, including Internationally, experiencing much of the world.

Eventually settling in Norman, OK, Jim worked for and retired from C & S

Heat and Air.

Jim was a true outdoorsman and life-long active member of the Boy Scouts

of America. He loved traveling, gardening, photography, camping, fresh

apple fritters, and most of all a good belly laugh. He was a generous person

with a big heart who never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed by all

who knew him.

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1 Comment

  1. ivanell chesser on November 14, 2023 at 4:47 pm

    I am a okemah 12 year classmate. Jim Bob was a very happy, smiling man. loved by all. Jim bob took me on a sled ride in the okemah snow, with his sled and horse. ivanell ridgway chesser

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