Ed Humble, Jr.


Screen Shot 2016-08-18 at 3.41.49 PMEdward Wilson Humble Jr, 68, of Drexel Missouri passed away on August 17, 2016 at Golden Years Nursing Home in Harrisonville, Missouri.  A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  Funeral Services will be held 10:00 am Monday August 22, 2016 in the Mission Hall of the Drexel First Baptist Church, Drexel, Missouri.  Burial will follow in Sharon Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are suggested to The Drexel First Baptist Church or to R.I.O.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at http://www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.


Ed was born on October 15, 1947 in Butler, Missouri to Edward Wilson Humble, Sr and Maxine Reed Humble.  He grew up in the Rich Hill, Missouri area, graduating from Rich Hill High School in 1966.  On October 15, 1965 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Sue Wilson in Rich Hill.  To this union three children were born, Lisa, Jennifer, and Jason.   Ed worked for Hallmark for 35 years, retiring in 2002.  He was a proud member of the Drexel First Baptist Church, serving as a deacon, and of R.I.O for over 30 years, serving in various positions.  Ed loved spending time with his family, camping and fishing.  He had a talent for wood working, and often created gifts for family or works of art to be donated.  Many of Ed’s pieces can be seen at the church or the Missouri Children’s Home.  Ed also had a love of mission trips, meeting new people, and spreading the word of God all over the world.  He enjoyed his trips with the Missourians on Mission and the Church youth group, traveling to Rawlins, Wyoming, Rochester, Minnesota, and New Orleans, Louisiana.  In 1992 he made an Evangelistic Mission Trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, making memories his family will always cherish.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Ora and Effie Reed, William & Elizabeth Humble. He is survived by his wife, Becky, of the home in Drexel, his children, Lisa Gammon (Randy) of Drexel,  Jennifer Hummel (Dennis) of Gladstone MO and Jason Humble (Norma) of Harrisonville, MO.  Ed is also survived by his siblings Bill Humble (Darlene), Chuck Hunble (Becky) of Rich Hill, MO, Brother-in- law, Tom Wilson (Freda) of Moore, Oklahoma, Sisters-in- law, Madeline Woodfin (Bill) of Butler Mo and Kathi Plain (Lynn) of Fort Scott KS, Grandchildren,  Roe Gammon (Bethany), Lauren Gammon, Kaitlyn McGuffin, Stephanie Aguilar, Helen Aguilar, Jasmine Humble, Kaleb Hummel, Kole Hummel, Keaton Hummel and Great-Grandchildren Rylen Macken, Windsor Gammon, and many nieces and nephews, extended family members and dear friends.








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27 thoughts on “Ed Humble, Jr.

  1. Becky and family we feel for you deeply especially at this time. God is good and has blessed you all. Ed is at peace now and there with the Lord and family. We know the feeling of loss, but the knowledge he is where he is happy is our comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. I know you weren’t ready but the Lord does have his reasons. No more pain, confusion, weakness or anger, he is home now. Prayers to you, Becky, & your family for strength & peace.

  3. Becky and all the Family. Our love and prayers are with all of you as you grieve for Ed. May God give you comfort and good memories that you shared as a loving family all through the years. Hugs.

  4. Becky, I was so sorry to hear of Skip’s passing. You were Blessed to have so many years together.. I’m sure the memories will be a comfort to you. Linda Harris Parks


  6. Becky and family, I am so very sorry. He was such a good man and will be missed. My heart goes out to all of you

  7. So very sorry to hear about the loss of Skip. May it help a little to know that others care and are thinking of you. Prayers for peace and strength. Terry and Candi Agnew

  8. So sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. He was always a friend while I was pastor in Drexel. A fond memory is our attendance together at the Stand in the Gap gathering in D C. Becky, we will be praying for you and your family

  9. Sorry Becky and Lisa<Jen and Jason, foe your loss may God be with u thru this defecult times.

  10. Becky and family so sorry about Skip. Hang in there and be strong. Time will help heal the wound
    But the scar will always remain. Hold on to all your good memories. If there I can do let me know.Hazel

  11. I know ED is better off, He is with our Lord And Savior, But he will still br missed by those who knew him. So sorry for Your loss.. It just takes time

  12. Becky, Lisa, Jennifer & Jason, So sorry to hear this. Always enjoyed visiting with you all. Prayers for comfort..

  13. Becky and family, words cannot express the sorrow we feel for you during the loss of Skip. He was indeed a great person and fun to visit with. You and your family will be remembered in our prayers. He is home with our Lord and relatives.

  14. Becky So sorry to hear of Ed s passing I had many good visits with him and always enjoyed his humor and enthusiasim

  15. Becky, So sorry to hear about your loss.Be strong and take care, my thoughts and prayers are for you and your family, Jody

  16. So sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. So sorry for your loss. I remember he always had a smile on his face! I have happy memories with your family and I know he will be dearly missed. You all have been in my thoughts and prayers. Love Wendi

  18. Sorry for your loss. Ed was a long time friend and classmate of the Rich Hill High School Class of 1966. Good times when we were young in Rich Hill and getting threw grade school and yes we made it threw High School. This year was our 50th Class Reuion and I looked at our class pictured was thanking of him and our other classmates and all the teachers that put up with us. They were super teachers. God bless Skip and all his family and friends. He did lots of Good things helping his family friends and church trips. Terrel “Terry” Jamett Clark. The Super Class of RHHS 1966🍀💐💙🌷💚🌻☘💕🌸💜🌹💕💒

  19. May God Bless your family.. I know from the kind of father Jason is, that his dad must have been a great one too…

  20. Becky & family,
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for God’s comfort and strength as you travel this journey.

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