Roy B. Humes, age 88, long time resident of Saegertown and Cambridge Springs, PA died Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Cambridge Springs Rehab and Nursing Facility in Cambridge Springs where he had resided for the past two years. Born on June 28, 1922 in Saegertown, PA, he was a son of the late George Humes, Sr. and Lula Landrum Humes. He married the former Ruth Burt on July 30, 1958 and she preceded him in death on October 19, 2003.
Roy served in the US Armed forces during World War II first with the National Guard, then the US Army in 1946 & 1949, returning to the National Guard until 1951.
A hard working individual, Roy was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in Warren County as an equipment operator for many years before becoming employed as a press operator for Lord Manufacturing in Cambridge Springs. He retired from there in 1987 after 18 years of work.
Roy was known to be a practical joker and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He delighted spending time with his grandson, Logan.
Roy’s family members include a daughter – Barbara Schaeffer and her son – Logan of Cambridge Springs and a son- Dave Humes of Cambridge Springs. He was preceded in death in addition to his wife, by a brother – George E. Humes, Sr; a sister – Josephine Leonhart; and an infant daughter – Jane.
There are no visiting hours or funeral services being planned.