Larry Darnell Humphrey

Jun 7, 1950 – Jan 11, 2016

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Larry Darnell Humphrey

Larry Darnell Humphrey was born June 7, 1950 in Decatur, Alabama to the late Mary Helen Knott Humphrey and Emory Humphrey.  The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan where he remained for many years.

He confessed Christ at an early age and recognized the church choir as his early passion.  He relocated to Seattle, Washington in 1990, a city he soon learned to love.

He leaves to cherish his memories: three brothers, Robert Carroll (Detroit, Michigan), Paul Jones (Seattle, Washington) and Ronald Humphrey (Seattle, Washington); two sisters, Burnell Pickett (Detroit, Michigan) and Mary Frances Smith (Seattle, Washington).  He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.



If death should come with outstretched hand

And whisper softly of an unknown land…

I shall not be afraid to go.

For through the path I do not know,

I take death’s hand without a fear

For He who safely brought me here,

Will also take me safely back,

And though in many things I lack,

He will not let me go alone

Into the Valley that’s unknown.

So I reach out and take death’s hand

And journey to the Promised Land!


I am gone, rejoice in the many years we had together.  This time I travel alone.  So grieve for awhile if you must, it’s only for a while that we must part.  I won’t be far away, and if you listen with your heart you will hear my love being whispered all around.


Casey hogan
Seattle, Wa
May 7, 2016

Larry was my friend and will miss him .

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