Jahn Eric Humphreys 63 years old of San Leon, Texas passed away August 23, 2021. He was born in Borger, Texas on January 28, 1958 to John Eckford Humphreys and Dwalia Norma Jean Rowe Humphreys.
He was a well-known and respected attorney for over 30 years. Later in his career, his passion became mediation and being a child advocate. He was one of the founders of the Bay Area Turning Point for battered women. He enjoyed being Santa for Galveston County Adoption Day each year bringing joy to the children and their new families as well as making surprise visits in various places.
He was extremely proud of his Indian heritage and being “Potawatomi”, His Indian name was “Hand of Bear”. His favorite pastime was riding his motorcycle, he always said, “An Indian on an Indian” He loved old westerns, action-packed movies, comedy and loved being a comedian himself.
Jahn had a big personality, an opinion and really did not care what anyone else thought about him. He had the Kindest Heart and was a man of “Honor”.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Dwalia Humphreys.
He is survived by his loving girlfriend and soulmate Tina Cook, Sons Jeremy Humphreys and granddaughter Carys Jane “Kai”, Gelacio Torres and wife Mercy, grandson Elises and granddaughter Emily Natly. Brother Don Mark Humphreys Sr. and his wife Caroline, Sister Laura Humphreys Badonski and husband Miroslav. As well as many nieces and nephews. Jahn had many friends which were his extended family which he considered his brothers and sisters. Jahn never met a stranger.
Visitation will be held on September 2, 2021 from 5-8 and memorial service will begin at 7 pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. Private funeral services will be held for family on September 4, 2021 per Jahn’s request.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Galveston County Child Adoption Day Foundation P.O Box 3203 Galveston, Tx 77552 or The Bay Area Turning Point 210 S Walnut St. Webster, Tx 77598