Jack S. Humpf of Newport, NY retired owner of Jack Humpf Trucking died Saturday February 1, 2020 at home he was 79. The son of the late John F. Humpf and Ruth Kellogg Humpf, he was born November 12,1940 in Prospect, NY.
Jack had many successful business ventures throughout his life time: Dairy farmer,owner of Jack's Upholstery, Humpf Sanitation, Humpf Aggregates and Jack Humpf Trucking. At one time he raised rabbits commercially and collected miniature donkeys.Jack played softball with the Newport "10" softball team in the 1970's and sponsored many other teams during the 1970's and 1980's.He loved playing cards with a few good friends. Sometimes they would play twice a week for several hours.
Jack is survived by his wife of 61 years Margaret Eileen Donley Humpf at home, his children: Laurie A. Davis (Dan) of Newport, John Robert (Bob) Humpf and his wife Mindi of Holland Patent, NY, and Debra A. Murphy and her husband Matthew of Jeffersonville, NY. His grandchildren Jason Jones , Nicole Humpf (Ben), Patrick Murphy (Regina), Sean Murphy (Sara), Jacob Murphy (Ashley) , Dalton Humpf (Alyssa), Cooper Humpf (Katie), and Wyatt Humpf. His great grandchildren Daetyn, Elijah, Bradie, Aidan and Ryan. He is further survived by his brother Ronald Humpf of Washington Mills, NY , two sisters Janice Smith (Bob) of Old Forge, NY and Judith Humphrey (John) of Inlet, NY, his sister in law Frances Donley and his former daughter in-law Terry Humpf, and by his faithful companion Cindy, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his stepfather Elbert "Bud" Wells, his brother Bradley Wells and a great grandson Matteo Benjamin Cross(Humpf).
The Humpf family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Michelle Franklin, R.N. and Carson Marko for their outstanding care, compassion and friendship during Jack's illness.
Memorial visitation will be held at the Autenrith Funeral Home 7479 Main street Newport, NY Wednesday February 5,2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 PM
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jack's memory to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis,TN 38105 or The Shriner's Hospital for Children Attn: Office of Development 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607 Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Autenrith Funeral Home Newport, NY 315-845-8532. To send condolences or for directions please visit autenrithfuneral.com and Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY 845-482-4280 or stewartmurphyfh.com
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