Leander Joseph ""Butch"" Humphrey, Jr., born on February 12, 1939, was a long-time resident of Sorrento, LA, who passed away on January 8, 2021 at the age of 81. He was surrounded by his loving family at his home in Sorrento. He was a graduate of St. Amant High School and a retired Local 37 Boilermaker. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a faithful member and usher at St. Anne Catholic Church in Sorrento. He enjoyed spending time and making memories with his family, in-laws and friends. He loved camping, traveling and gaming. Butch had a deep appreciation for sports and was a member of Ascension Parish Recreation Board. He was a gifted basketball player, coached youth baseball for 15 years. He enjoyed watching all his grandchildren play sports and Sunday visits. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ruth Parent Humphrey; children, Ty Humphrey (friend Rhonda Dauzat), Jan Humphrey, Jill Rumfellow (Jody), Torey Humphrey (Michelle); grandchildren, Lauren Vince, Chase Humphrey (fiancé Victoria Campbell), Raegan Vince, Jadyn Rumfellow, Easton Humphrey, Evyn Humphrey ; great grandchild, Adalyn Humphrey; sister, Bobbie Jane Sevario (Joey); brother, Duane Humphrey (Letha). He is preceded in death by father, Leander Joseph Humphrey, Sr. (Dora); mother, Elva Humphrey Millet (Joe); sister, Peggy Gautreau (Leon); in laws, Felicien and Elva Parent. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held St. Anne Catholic Church of Sorrento at 11 AM on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 celebrated by Father Lee. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Holy Rosary Mausoleum in St. Amant. Pallbearers; Quin Gautreau, Kyle Gautreau, Shawn Sevario, Grady Sevario, Christopher Humphrey, Jody Rumfellow, Easton Humphrey, Gary Melancon; Honorary Pallbearer, Harold Schexnayder, Jr. The family would like to thank Earline Babin, Flo Blank, Bobbie Sevario, and everyone else who provided unconditional love and support. To offer condolences to the family please visit www.churchfuneralservices.com.
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