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May 27, 2024

Lee Allen Humphries, 75, of Covington, died Monday, May 27, 2024, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.

Lee was born May 17, 1949, in Alleghany County, a son of the late James R. and Malinda Crowder Humphries. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Marvin Humphries; and a sister, Betty Sue Tucker.

Mr. Humphries was a truck driver and warehouse supervisor for Dawn Distributors in Covington. He also worked for Hercules, Inc. for many years. He was a member of Cliffdale Christian Church and had also attended Highland Chapel Christian Church. He loved being outside and was an avid outdoorsman.

Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Elaine Bowen Humphries; a son, Jeff and Laura Humphries; two daughters, Debbie and John Sarver and Tammy and Dinkie Bogar, all of Covington; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Christian officiating. The family will receive their friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Interment will be made in Bowyer Cemetery.

Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Friends wishing to send condolences online may do so at

A livestream of the service will be available at the following link:


Arritt Funeral Home

May 30, 2024 at 10:00:00 PM

Arritt Funeral Home, South Highland Avenue, Covington, VA, USA


Arritt Funeral Home

May 31, 2024 at 6:00:00 PM

Arritt Funeral Home, South Highland Avenue, Covington, VA, USA

Final Resting Place: 

Bowyer Cemetery

4701 Potts Creek Road, Covington, VA, USA



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