The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

January 24, 2014

James B. Humphrey

Central Community Church member worked for GATX


- — Mr. Humphrey was born Nov. 17, 1933, in Portsmouth, N.H., to Floyd G. and Madeline Capone Humphrey.

He was a 1952 graduate of the former Penn High School, Greenville.

Mr. Humphrey was employed for 27 years by General American Transportation Corp.’s former Masury plant as a shot blast operator.

He was a member of Central Community Church, Transfer. His interests included coin shooting, fishing, watching birds and taking care of his lawn.

Mr. Humphrey served with the U.S. Army Military Police from 1954-56, stationed in Germany.

His wife, the former Kathleen A. Lutsch, whom he married Nov. 30, 1958, survives at home.

Also surviving are: three daughters, Janet M. Stephen and her husband Chuck, Columbia, S.C.; Shelly A. Keys and her husband Rick, Virginia Beach, Va.; and Sherrie L. Sharp and her husband Jeff, Murphy, Texas; a son, Guy P. Humphrey, Greenville; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, William B. Humphrey; and two sisters, Nancy Nanz, and an infant, Grace.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.


James B., 80, of 194 S. Good Hope Road, West Salem Township.

Calling hours: Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (1-28-14) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Visitors may sign an online guestbook and view a video tribute at

Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday (1-29-14) in the funeral home with the Rev. Phillip D. Beck, pastor of Central Community Church, Transfer, officiating. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3374, Hempfield Township, will render military honors at the conclusion of the service.

Inurnment: Of cremains will be private in Good Hope Cemetery, West Salem Township.