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Evard Lee Humphrey

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Evard Lee Humphrey, 72, of OKC, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007. He was born April 6, 1935 in OKC to Earl and Rose (Wiggins) Humphrey. He lived the last 60 years of his life in the OKC area. He started racing Stock Cars in 1956 at Taft Stadium and won the Super Modified Championship in 1964 and 1966. He owned and operated Drive-in Auto Salvage and Midwest Auto Salvage until 1976. He owned and operated Humphrey Construction Company from 1977 until his death. Evard loved his 1934 Chevrolet Coup and was currently restoring a 1948 Buick. His hobbies included golf, Street Rods, and meeting his friends for coffee. Evard was loved by all. He was loving, compassionate, and a man of few words. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Rose Humphrey and a brother, Tom Humphrey. Evard leaves cherished memories with his loving wife, Pat Humphrey of the home; 2 daughters, Kathy Couch and her husband Dean of Choctaw, Karey Doss and her husband Terry of Broken Arrow; brother, Steve Humphrey and his wife Shirley of Bedford, TX; 5 granddaughters; 5 great grandchildren; several cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, and many loving friends. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial donations to the Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America, 3031 NW 64, OKC. Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held 2:00 PM Wed., Nov. 14, 2007, at the South Colonial Chapel. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Wheatland, OK.

Published in The Oklahoman from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2007
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