Billy Joe Humphrey, 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 26, 2018


Billy Joe Humphrey, of Moore, Oklahoma, passed away April 23, 2018, at the age of 82.  He was born September 20, 1935, in Ryan, Oklahoma, to Luther O’Brien & Ethel Othia (Laflore) Humphrey.

Billy was raised on a ranch in New Mexico, at age 17, and then joined the Marines and was a sharp shooter, and after serving four years in the Marine Corps, he then joined the U.S. Navy and was a boxer and diver and served four years in the Navy.  Billy retired from Oklahoma Natural Gas Company as a gas installer.  He enjoyed camping, fishing and dancing.  Billy was an avid Oklahoma Sooners football fan.

He is survived by his wife, Florence Humphrey; step-daughter, Lorraine Wilson; and grandson, Carl Scogland & wife, Liz.  Billy is preceded in death by his parents, Luther & Ethel Humphrey; 7 brothers; and 3 sisters.

A Memorial Service for Billy will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Fresh Start Community Church, located at 309 N. Eastern Ave., in Moore, Oklahoma.  Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, in Moore, Oklahoma.

Billy was loved and adored by his neighbors and will be missed by “Maci” and “Miles,” the family pets.




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