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Eldon Reid Humphries

September 26, 1929 ~ June 17, 2017 (age 87)
Eldon Reid Humphries, age 87, of Rutherfordton, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Oak Grove Health Care Center.

He was a native of Rutherford County and the son of the late Horace Reid Humphries and the late Alice Agnes Radford Humphries. Eldon was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Okinawa, Japan with the Army Corps of Engineers. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Rutherfordton and a 32nd degree Mason in the Rutherfordton Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. Eldon retired from G.F. Business Equipment as Manager of Engineering and also worked for Amenities Limited and Butlers Jewelry. He was preceded in death by one brother Joseph William Humphries.

He is survived by his wife: Rachel Hodge Humphries.

One Daughter:
Jane Humphries Blanton and husband Gary.

One Son:
Phillip Eldon Humphries and wife Pamela Atchley Humphries.

Three Grandchildren:
Joshua Humphries and wife Kelsey, Caleb Humphries and Garrett Blanton.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at Calvary Baptist Church in Rutherfordton at 11:00 AM, Monday, June 19, 2017 With Reverend Rick Wall and Reverend Bryan Hardin officiating. The body will lie in state thirty minutes prior to the service. Interment will be at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Military Honors will be given by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County at P.O. Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043. Online guest register at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.


JUN 18. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

JUN 19. 11:00 AM

Calvary Baptist Church

224 Chimney Rock Road

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139


JUN 19

Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery

224 Chimney Rock Road

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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