Clarence Henry "C.H." Humphrey
1948 - 2021
Clarence "C.H." Henry Humphrey

Mr. Clarence "C.H." Henry Humphrey, age 72, died suddenly on Friday, January 1, 2021, at Sovah Health Danville.

C.H. was born in Salisbury, N.C., on December 17, 1948, a son of the late Henry Hilliard Humphrey and Martha Alice Harris Humphrey.

C.H. was retired from the City of Danville Water Treatment Plant after forty years of service. He was described as the greatest father in the world and loved his cats, especially "Scooter." C. H. was a veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife, Polly Byrd Humphrey whom he married on June 21, 1971; his son, Allen Byrd Humphrey of the home; his sister, Margaret "Maggie" Motley and her husband, Philip, of Danville. He is also survived by a niece, Gwen Andrews and her husband, Eric, of Ringgold; and a nephew, Keith Motley and his wife, Melissa, of Danville.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 4 p.m., in the Townes Memorial Chapel with the Reverend Joe Northen officiating

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to God's Pit Crew, 2499 N Main St., Danville, VA 24540.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 280 West Main Street.

Townes Funeral Home and Crematory, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Humphrey family. Online condolences may be directed to

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Published by Danville and Rockingham County on Jan. 8, 2021.
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Clarence was a good man and dedicated husband and dad. Prayers for Polly and Allen and the other members of the family.
John Jones
January 10, 2021
We are so very sorry for your loss Polly,we will be praying for you and Allen.
Mike and Leisa Payne
January 9, 2021
Praying for you and your family Polly. So sorry for your loss.
Annette Singh
January 9, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
Vickie and Rick Blair
January 8, 2021
Polly & Allen Byrd so sorry for your loss! Extending my Deepest Sympathy & Prayers to your family!
Patsy Wilkerson
January 8, 2021