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Obituary for Raymond "Doug" Humphrey

Raymond “Doug” Humphrey 1959 - 2024, East Windsor. Doug passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 6th, 2024. Doug was born on April 20th, 1959 in Liberty, TX. He was the son of the late Neil Humphrey and survived by Betty Jo (Largent) Humphrey. Doug began his career in Granby as a police officer in the late 1970’s. In 1980, he joined the East Windsor Police Department. In 1996, Doug formed the first K-9 unit in East Windsor.He was also a community police officer at an apartment complex in East Windsor. He was actively training police dogs statewide. He was an active member of the CPWDA and NAPWDA. In 2004, he competed in the USPCA K-9 trials where he came in third place. In 2006, Doug retired from East Windsor and relocated to Titusville, FL. He joined the K-9 unit for one year before fully retiring in 2007. Doug is survived by his kids, Mason Libby, Ryan Humphrey and Penny Humphrey, as well as their mother, Erin Libby Lafleur, her husband Kyle Lafleur and their daughter Maeve Lafleur. He is survived by his mother, Betty Joe Humphrey of Jourdanton, Texas, his sister Sheila Drown and her husband David Drown of Jourdanton, Texas, Tanya Humphrey of Concord, NC, Amy Humphrey of Myrtle Beach, SC. His nieces and nephews Jennifer and Monica Hedling and Amanda and Jordin Drown and Nicholas and Anthony D ‘Agata.

Doug had a passion for police work and K-9 units around the country. He founded a non profit, The Penny Harris foundation which was created to assist departments in obtaining dogs they would otherwise not be able to afford. His mission was to keep Penny Harris’ life a legacy, including naming his only daughter Penny. You could always see Doug with a K-9 t-shirt on or a leather lead around his neck. Doug was dedicated to every officer and civilian who was in need. Doug was an outstanding father to his three children. He loved to take them ice fishing, dog training and everything in between.

Calling Hours will be held on Saturday, February 17th.from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Bassinger and Dowd funeral home in East Windsor CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Enfield Police Explorers post 820. Enfield Police Department 293 Elm St. Enfield, CT.