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Thomas Rayford Humphrey, 82, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Oklahoma City. 
Graveside Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at Marlow Cemetery with the Rev. David Standifer officiating. Cremation and burial has been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.
 Tom was born Monday, July 30, 1934, in Fay to Harry and Alta Humphrey. He graduated from Fay School and later attended college at Southwestern Oklahoma State. Tom was a Hospital Administrator in Wyoming for many years and later a Nursing Home Administrator. He traveled to nursing homes in over 7 states during his career. He married the love of his life, Alta Lavonne Kidd, in Kingfisher in 1973. She preceded him in death Oct. 20, 2014. Tom had lived in Marlow since 2000. His hobbies included traveling, watching snow birds, working on lawn mowers and watches. Tom also had his pilot's license and enjoyed flying. He was in the Air Force and served his country proudly during the Korean War and also served in Scotland. He was a member of the Bray Missionary Baptist Church. He will be greatly missed by friends and family.
 Survivors include, daughter, Cindy Scott and husband Tim of Watonga; son, Tim Humphrey and wife Katherine of Eagle City; 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was also survived by his caregiver, Cassie Horning. 
He was preceded in death by daughter, Carol Humphrey and his parents.
 Online condolences may be made to www.callawaysmithcobb.com
Published on March 1, 2017
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