Greg Hummel, age 68 a resident of rural Portland passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019. Greg was a member of Walnut Corner Church where he was the song leader. He was a member of the Tri State Gas Engine and Tractor Assoc., and Gideons International. He enjoyed restoring tractors and camping. He was a 1969 graduate of Portland High School and a lifetime farmer in Greene Twp., Jay County. He worked for Sheffer-Weinland in Portland, then worked for 33 years with CTS in Berne, and retired from Tyson Foods in Portland.
Greg Hummel was born March 20, 1951 in Portland, Indiana the son of Louis and Nilah (Spade) Hummel. Greg was married on August 29, 1970 to Bessie Gray.
His beloved wife of 49 years, Bessie Hummel, Portland
1 Son- Gene Hummel (wife-Jeni), Portland
1 Daughter- Charity Pearson (husband-Chad), Portland
1 Sister- Lois Forte, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
6 Grandchildren- Caleb Hummel, Radney Pearson, Levi Hummel, Brandt Pearson,Noah Hummel, Leah Hummel, and 4 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter-Teresa Lynn Hummel, sister-Vivian Brewster, and a brother- Duane Hummel.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 3:00pm-7:00pm Tuesday in the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Herb Hummel and Pastor Steve Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in the Liber Cemetery south of Portland.
Memorials may be directed to Gideons Interntional.