JR Humes, 88, of Ward, Arkansas went to his heavenly home November 27, 2016. He was born March 26, 1928 in Higginson, Arkansas to the late James and Lula Mae (Warner) Corbin.
JR was a passionate hunter and fisherman. He was fond of telling jokes to close family and confidants. JR also enjoyed tinkering with motors which was one of his favorite pastimes. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, and friend.
Left to cherish Mr. Humes' memory is his wife of 66 years; Pauline (Dixon) Humes; one son, Aaron Humes (Jami) of Cabot, four daughters; Sue Caraway (Phil) of Judsonia, Sherry Hemm, Teresa Lawson, and Jennifer Taylor all of Ward; Twelve grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren and thirteen great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents JR was preceded in death by seven brothers; Jewel Humes, JC Humes, Floyd Humes, Dallas Humes, Delbert Humes, Marlin Humes, and Junior Humes, two sisters; Dorlis Rutherford, and Margie Denny.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 3:00-6:00pm, at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm. at the Searcy-McEuen chapel with Pastor Keith Tomlinson officiating.
Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Bald Knob, Arkansas.
December 01, 2016
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
December 02, 2016