of Fairfield Bay, AR
September 14, 1943 - October 18, 2022
Jerry Hamilton Humphrey, 79, passed away peacefully at his home in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas on October 17, 2022. He was born on September 14, 1943 in Hooks, Texas. Jerry graduated from Hooks High School in 1962 and Southwest School of Banking at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in 1984. He was of the Methodist faith and loved the Lord. Jerry was a veteran and served in the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. Previously, he was a banker in Texas as well as a civil servant, serving in Seoul, South Korea, where he was awarded an occupational medal for serving in a war zone. Jerry also taught English at the University of Seoul, as well as English as a second language to children in their homes, while in Korea. He last worked in education as a coach and bus driver prior to his retirement.Jerry loved his family with all his heart. His favorite past times were golf, travel (especially cruising) and his pets. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Paul Humphrey and Frances Dawson Humphrey of Hooks, Texas; a nephew, Ricky Humphrey and step-son, Russell Cole.Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Fran Humphrey of Fairfield Bay; his son, Jeffery Humphrey of Rockwall, Texas; his daughter, Leslie Humphrey Cartwright of Wills Point, Texas; his previous wife and mother of his children, Phillis Humphrey, of Wills Point, Texas; a step-son, Kenneth Mayle of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas; two step-daughters, Robyn Malbrough of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, DeAnna Hawthorne of Texarkana, Arkansas; grandsons, Parker Humphrey, Brynden Humphrey, Blake Cartwright, Kaci Cartwright, Mason Cartwright; one brother, Paul Humphrey of Richardson, Texas; one sister, Patricia Wallace of Richardson, Texas; three nephews; one niece; many step-grandchildren and great grandchildren and one very special devoted friend, Eugene Lindsey of Wills Point, Texas.Jerry will be remembered in a celebration of life service on November 5, 2022, in Wills Point, Texas.
we only knew Jerry a few years . He was a great guy and friend Jerry will be missed by many
Jerry was a good friend and fun guy work with.