Published in News ZapDE on August 4, 2013
Joseph A. Humphries
GEORGETOWN - Joseph A. Humphries, Jr., of Georgetown, Del., passed away
Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at Beebe Medical Center. He was 64. Joseph was born in
Washington, D.C., son of the late Joseph A. Sr., and Kathleen (McGinnis) Humphries.
He worked in sales with IBM for 30 years, retiring in 1998. Joseph graduated from St.
Anthony's High School (1971) and served in the Marine Air Reserves during the
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lynn Marie (Butler) Humphries; two children,
Debbie Price and husband Milt and Joseph Humphries, III and wife Allison; five
grandchildren, Joseph Humphries, IV, Matthew Price, Christina Price, Violet
Humphries and Atticus Humphries; siblings, Jim Humphries (Candy), Mary Landolt
(Tom), Ed Humphries (Irene), JoAnn Davidson (Frank) and John Humphries;
mother-in-law, Audrey Butler and the late Edward Butler; brothers and sisters-in-law,
Joan Boswell and the late Tom Boswell, Ed Butler(Donna) and Caryl Gross. He is
also survived by his canine friends, Duchess and Maggie.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of
Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market Street, Georgetown, with visitation after 1:00
Flowers are accepted or contributions can be made to Beebe Medical Center,
Cardiac Care Department, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE. 19958.