90th birthday: Simon Humphrey Jr.

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Humphrey Jr. celebrates 90th birthday

Simon Humphrey Jr. will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sept. 13.

He was born in 1923 in Nelson County and has spent his life farming in Spencer and Shelby counties.

He has been married to Margaret Reynolds, also from Nelson County, since July 14, 1945.

Together they have 11 children, 28 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Their children are Aline (Lee) Prewitt, Earl (Kathy) Humphrey, Betty (Jim) Crenshaw, Alton (Nancy) Humphrey, Shirley (Mike) Dorr, Brenda (Eddie) Mathis, Rolla (Wayne) Travis, Debbie Humphrey, Donnie (Patsy) Humphrey, Jerry Humphrey and David (Bonnie) Humphrey.

The family will celebrate from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Waldridge Center at Clear Creek Park. All family and friends are invited to join this celebration of 90 years of life.