Leroy Elton Humphries

September 12, 1948August 8, 2022
Obituary of Leroy Elton Humphries
Leroy Elton Humphries, 73, of Madison Heights, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022 at his home. He was born in Lynchburg on September 12, 1948, son of the late Archie E. Humphries and the late Vernell S. Humphries. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandchild, Little One Tyree and a sister, Chancer Jamison. Leroy retired from the City of Lynchburg Water Department and was a member of Elon Baptist Church. He enjoyed his yard work and was great at telling tall tales having never met a stranger. What he really enjoyed though was being Papa. Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Teresa W. Humphries; two daughters, Stephanie Humphries (Christy Bernard) and Amy Tyree (Otis); three sisters, Brenda Staton (Clayton), Cynthia Stinson (Steve) and Darlene Humphries; a brother in law, Barry Jamison as well as a granddaughter, Allie Jane Tyree, along with numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Fort Hill Memorial Park with Pastor Steve Tyree officiating.

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  • Archie E. Humphries Father (deceased)
  • Vernell S. Humphries Mother (deceased)
  • Teresa W. Humphries Wife
  • Stephanie Humphries (Christy Bernard) Daughter
  • Amy Tyree (Otis) Daughter
  • Brenda Staton (Clayton) Sister
  • Cynthia Stinson (Steve) Sister
  • Darlene Humphries Sister
  • Chancer Jamison Sister (deceased)
  • Barry Jamison Brother-in-law
  • Allie Jane Tyree Grandchild
  • Little One Tyree Grandchild (deceased)
  • He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Past Services

Friday, August 12, 2022

Graveside Service