Larry E. Humphrey

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    - Sharon Collier
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Humphrey Larry E. Humphrey, age 71, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away August 24, 2014 at Kobacker House after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Larry was born in Springfield, Ohio to the late Ervin and Evelyn (Robinson) Humphrey. Preceded in death by his stepmother Julia K. Humphrey and sister Shirley Wilkerson. Larry proudly and honorably served in the U.S. Army, retired from AT&T after 36 years, and was associated with Diehl-Whittaker Funeral for some for 20 years. An avid fisherman, he was featured in the November 29, 2009 edition of The Columbus Dispatch, describing his 15 fishing trips to Brazil, his battle with cancer, and the support of his wife, Charlene, in his endeavors. He was a member of Rhema Christian Center. Larry leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Charlene Humphrey; three daughters, Tamara (Earl) Harris, Tia Humphrey, and Kiana Humphrey; sons, Pastor Lance (Nichole) Humphrey and Mark Shank; brother, Charles Humphrey; nine grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends, including Clarence (Shelia) Williams. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Eastlawn Cemetery. Minister Tommy Hawkins officiating. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 27, 2014