Irvin D. Humphrey III ’52

Irvin D. Humphrey III ’52 died on May 22, 2018, in Tiverton, Rhode Island.

(The following was published on in May, 2018):

Irving D. “Peter” Humphrey, III, eighty-eight, of Tiverton, Rhode Island passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He was the husband of the late Marjorie Sharples Humphrey to whom he was married for sixty-three years before her passing in April of this year.

A son of the late Irving D. Humphrey, Jr. and the late Dorothy L. (Holden) Humphrey, he was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and was a lifelong resident of Tiverton. He was a 1948 graduate of St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island. He attended Bowdoin College and graduated from Bryant College in 1969. A veteran of the United States Army, he served as a Ranger during the Korean Conflict.

He was past President of P.D. Humphrey Co. in Tiverton and Chairman of the Board at Horner Millwork and North Atlantic Corporation in Somerset, Massachusetts until his retirement in 2012. He was also a longtime stockholder and member of the Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation (LMC).

An avid tennis player, he was a member of the Acoaxet Club, Warren’s Point Beach Club, and Elephant Rock Beach Club. He served on the Tiverton Budget Committee for eighteen years and was a longtime member of the Newport Ski Club and Tiverton Yacht Club. He was a communicant of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

He is survived by four children; a daughter, Ann H. Taylor, and her husband Dr. Dean Taylor of Durham, North Carolina; three sons, Peter D. Humphrey and his wife Barbara of Tiverton, Attorney Richard S. Humphrey and his wife Kristen of Little Compton, and Attorney Robert H. Humphrey and his wife Michelle-Lee of Little Compton; a brother William W. Humphrey and his wife Marilyn of Tiverton; a sister-in-law Natalie Humphrey of Lakewood, Washington.; nine grandchildren, Jacob, Luke, Emma, Michael, John, Celeste and Jack Humphrey and Katherine and Benjamin Taylor. He was predeceased by his wife Marjorie and his brother Lawrence H. Humphrey.

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