Edwin B. Humphreys Jr.

Humphreys, Edwin B. Jr.
age 90, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away on 3-3-2013. Ed was born to Pearl (Kitchen) and Edwin Benjamin Humphreys on 8-14-1922 in Raton, New Mexico where he grew up and graduated high school in 1940. He graduated from Colorado University in 1948 after serving his country in WWII in the Army stationed in Germany. Ed was married in Raton on 9-13-1948 to Mary Jo Adams also of Raton. He was involved in all phases of home building in Raton, Alamogordo, Roswell and Santa Fe, NM, running a successful building company for many years before moving to Scottsdale in 1996. Ed was a Presbyterian, a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, and of the Masonic Lodge of Raton. His hobbies were gardening and genealogy. Ed was preceded in death by his parents and only sister, Eleanor. Survivors are his loving wife of 64 years Mary Jo, his daughter Kay, son-in-law David, granddaughters Erin and Kathleen Manahan, his brother-in-law Max McWhirter and niece Beth McWhirter. Funeral services will be held Sunday March 10, 2013 at 1pm at Messinger Mortuary at 7601 E Indian School Road in Scottsdale. A reception will follow at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to a .

Funeral Home

Messinger Mortuaries
7601 E. Indian School Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 8, 2013