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Steven Humphrey

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Steven Humphrey, 61, of Terre Haute, formerly of Rock Falls, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

He was born April 29, 1952, in Sterling, the son of Dale and Carol Humphrey. He was a band instructor at Honey Creek Middle School in Terre Haute. His students and bands won gold ratings at most competitions. He also played in the Terre Haute Community Band, and frequently directed it.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah; one son, Eric (Deirdre) of Chicago; his parents of Rock Falls; one brother, Scott (Sandy) of Pittsburgh; one sister, Jill Ely; and a special great-niece, Brittany Ely of Terre Haute.

He was preceded in death by one son, Patrick; and a brother-in-law, Don Ely.

DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel in Terre Haute is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Terre Haute Community Band.

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