James F. Humrickhouse

April 1, 2022

James F. Humrickhouse, 88, of rural Frankfort, died April 1, 2022 at Franciscan Health East, Lafayette, Ind. He was born November 2, 1933 in Tipton County, Ind. to the late Fred Humrickhouse & Cressie Mae (Colcord) Humrickhouse Palmore.  He married Rebecca “Becky” Myers on June 25, 1966 at the Mulberry United Methodist Church and she preceded him in death on August 27, 2009.

James was a 1951 graduate of Kirklin High School and a 1953 Graduate of Purdue Ag Short Course. A lifelong Clinton County resident, he was a self-employed farmer, retiring in 2003.  He had also worked at Eller Fertilizer and Frontier Co-op for 15 years.  He was a lifelong member of the Mulberry Methodist Church. Jim was an original member and past president of the Mulberry EMS.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 12 Noon-2 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Kevin Smith officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Mulberry Methodist Church, 206 Jefferson Road, Mulberry, IN 46058.

Survived by:

3 sons: Mark (Laura) Humrickhouse of Geetingsville, Jay (Elaina) Humrickhouse of rural Frankfort, Lee (Michelle) Humrickhouse of Greenville, SC, 1 daughter: Pam Helton of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 3 sisters: Sandy Pullins of Frankfort, Carolyn (Karl) Friedrich of rural Frankfort, Vicki (Tom) Spray of rural Kempton, brother: William Ronald (Linda) Palmore of Tennessee, and 6 grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

21 Condolences for “James F. Humrickhouse”

  1. Craig and Sandy Seager April 4, 2022 at 2:11 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. As painful as it is, he is in a much better place. Keep your memories close to get you through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Donna O’Brien April 4, 2022 at 2:12 pm

    So sorry to hear about your dad. He was one of the good ones. I will not be able to make the calling, because I will be working. Please know I will be thinking of you guys and praying. Hugs to all.

    • Mark Humrickhouse April 6, 2022 at 8:09 pm

      Thank you so much Donna! I appreciate the thoughts and prayers. There were some great times playing bid euchre at the kitchen table.

  3. Jennifer Frey April 4, 2022 at 2:17 pm

    Mark & Laura we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Larry & Jennifer Frey

  4. Dan/ Peggy Abbott April 4, 2022 at 2:22 pm

    Sorry sorry for your loss. Your dad was a sweet man!

    • Mark Humrickhouse April 6, 2022 at 8:13 pm

      Thank you so much for thinking of dad! He was a great dad and a Purdue Grad!

  5. Norma(Cook) Miller April 4, 2022 at 2:48 pm

    Mark, I’m sorry to learn of your father’s passing. It is difficult when you lose your second parent because then all you have then are your siblings. My condolences to you and your family.

    • Mark Allen Humrickhouse April 6, 2022 at 8:18 pm

      Thank you so much, Norma and you are so right. It will be hard to keep it together, now. The common thread was dad but we have been working on building memories ever since mom passed!

  6. Bill & Lora Layton April 4, 2022 at 3:14 pm

    Our sincere sympathy to all Jim’s family. We have lost a good friend.

    • Mark Humrickhouse April 6, 2022 at 8:00 pm

      Thank you! It has been a great journey that started a long time ago that included some good memories of you guys hauling cattle for dad and growing up together.

  7. Carol Reents Kirklin Alumni President April 4, 2022 at 3:22 pm

    So sorry to hear of James’s death. We always enjoyed seeing him at the Kirklin Alumni Banquet. We will be remembering him in our memorial this year.

    • Mark Humrickhouse April 6, 2022 at 8:26 pm

      Thank you Carol! I’m so blessed dad was able to make his reunion! He looked forward to getting out, loved sharing a good meal and being around people. It has been a long journey and at last he is resting. I’m sure in a recliner!

  8. Randy Emery April 4, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Sorry for the loss of your dad. Jim helped the Mulberry community for 30 plus years volunteering as an EMT for Mulberry Volunteer Ambulance Service and Clinton County EMS. He helped so many families through emergencies starting way back in 1976. I am thankful for the knowledge he passed on to me and many other volunteers. I will keep your families in my thoughts.

  9. Bob & Janie Shurr April 5, 2022 at 6:56 am

    John 14:27 Peace from our Prince of Peace to Mark & Laura & family.

  10. Robert Prater April 5, 2022 at 3:32 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Hoping that you are all able to find Peace and Comfort in this most trying of times.

  11. Jeana Reeder Scheurich April 5, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. Sending prayers and quiet strength.

    • Mark Humrickhouse April 18, 2022 at 7:49 pm

      Thank you Jeana for your prayers and strength to get through this. I think of how different this was when my mom passed away and I’m so blessed to have built so many great memories through the years with dad and my family!

  12. Lisa April 6, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    Mark, Laura and Megan, Sorry for your loss. Wish we could be there with you guys, many hugs. Love you all, Lisa, John, Luke, Zack

  13. Larry Eavey April 6, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    So sorry to hear about my cousin Jim passing. I had many good memories of him. May we all find peace.

  14. Crystal Dillingham April 6, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    We are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all of you in the coming days.
    Troy and Crystal Dillingham

  15. Mark & Amy Price April 7, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    Mark, Jay, Lee, Pam & families. Sorry for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your families.

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