Hugh Chapman Humphries Jr.
Hugh Chapman Humphries Jr. SUMTER - Hugh Chapman Humphries, Jr., husband of Betsy Shealy Humphries, died on Saturday morning, February 11, 2017, his 85th birthday. He attended Clemson College and graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. Hugh served as president of his senior class, a position he held until his Tiger Reunion in 2004, a total of 51 years. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; one son, Hugh "Chip" C. Humphries III of Sumter; two daughters, Beth Humphries Stilwell and her husband the Rev. Rodney Stilwell of Winston-Salem, N.C.; Logan Humphries Bagley and her husband Scott Bagley of Greenville, SC; a brother, Leonard Humphries of Myrtle Beach; a sister, Jane Humphries Lawton and her husband, the Rev. Kirk Lawton of Surfside Beach; four grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by infant twin sons, Mark and David Humphries; a sister-in-law, Betty Sawyer Humphries, and stepgrandson, Colt Soles. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Private burial will be in Sumter Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 226 West Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150; United Ministries, 36 S. Artillery Drive, Sumter, SC, 29150; The Rotarian CART Fund, P.O Box 1916, Sumter S.C. 29151; or the charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com . Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory, 221 Broad St., is in charge of the arrangements. 803-775-9386.
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