Eddie Vance Humphrey Sr.

Published 5:14 pm Monday, January 16, 2023

Eddie Vance Humphrey Sr., “Doodlebug”, 66, of Suffolk, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was born in Nansemond County, to the late Vance Hamilton Humphrey and Shirley Ann Turner Humphrey. He is also predeceased by his sister, Joyce Byrd and brother William Humphrey. Doodlebug loved hunting, fishing, gardening, playing pool and helping others.

Eddie is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lucille D. Humphrey; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer H. and Roger D. Lowe Jr.; son, Eddie V. Humphrey Jr.; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice H. and Lee Payne, Carolyn Sue Humphrey and brother in law, Harold Byrd; two nephews, one niece and two great nieces. 

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory in Suffolk, with the Rev. Tim Rawls officiating. A time of visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service and at the residence at other times. Burial will be at Cypress Chapel Christian Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in memory of Eddie to St. Jude’s at stjude.org. Condolences can be registered at www.parrfuneralhome.com


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