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Carl James Humes

Carl James Humes, 87, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2022 at his residence.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Forty Martyrs Catholic Church, 201 East Van Allen Street, Tuscola, IL with Father Angel Sierra as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Tuscola Township
Cemetery with military rites accorded.
Jim was born on March 19, 1935 in Effingham, IL the son of Carl and Vera Phipps Humes. He married Alberta Birkner on September 23, 1961 in Tuscola. She survives.
Also surviving are his daughters: Karen (Gene) Donnals of Evansville, IL and Sharon (Danny) Cleland of Tuscola, grandchildren: Scott (Stephanie) Holt of Navarre, FL, Nicole Holt of Tuscola, Kelsey (Collin) Barr of Tuscola and Madison (Nick Martina) of Sullivan, great-grandchildren: Megan, Lexi, Blake, Lanie, Wyatt, and Eleanor and several nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother: Richard Humes.
Jim was a US Army Veteran.
He retired from the University of Illinois where he worked in office supply for 25 years. Jim was a member of the Forty Martyrs Catholic Church. He obtained his private pilot’s license and was a Ham Radio operator. Jim loved watching the Chicago Cubs and Illini basketball. He enjoyed woodworking, working on clocks, painting, drawing and he loved his family very much.
Memorials are suggested to Forty Martyrs Catholic Church.
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