Richard Alan Humphries

Richard Alan Humphries, passed away at home on May 16, 2024 at age 78. He was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on June 30, 1945. Richard was predeceased by his parents Robert Glenn Humphries Sr. and Miriam Humphries.

He is survived by his loving wife Susan Humphries, married 50 years.

Lovingly remembered by his daughters, Jill and Sara, grandsons, Miles and Jasper, and brother, Robert. He was an uncle, brother in law, and dear friend to many.

Richard was a proud Navy veteran, dedicated electronic technician, passionate about archaeology and an avid collector of historical artifacts. Always had a pen in his pocket ready to solve puzzles.

Committal Service 

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:15 a.m.


Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to:

VNA Hospice Program

2029 Woodland Parkway, Suite 105

Maryland Heights, Missouri 63146


  1. Nancy Strauss on May 20, 2024 at 4:39 pm

    Rest in peace, Ric. You were a special brother-in-law. I’ll miss your humor, especially those great puns!

  2. Daphne Humphries on May 21, 2024 at 10:26 am

    We will miss you Uncle Ric! Loved your joking nature and contagious laughter. Heartfelt sympathy and much love to Aunt Susan, Jill, Sara, Miles and Jasper.

  3. Greg & Ruth Dunn on May 28, 2024 at 8:39 pm

    After 40+ years of living across the street, it is hard to imagine life without your jokes and regular “supervision”. We will miss you, Ric

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