December 18, 1923 ~ October 29, 2008
John A. Humting (84)
Passed away October 29, 2008. Born in Detroit, MI on Dec. 18, 1923, his family later relocated to So. Calif. He graduated from Leuzinger High School and then joined the Army. He became a Flight Engineer and top turret gunner on a B17 where he flew 35 missions during World War II. Upon leaving the service he was employed by TWA where he worked as a mechanic and Maintenance Supervisor. He retired after 38 years and upon retirement proceeded to use his wood working skills to make many toys, rocking horses, and gifts for his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Gail, 4 children, 3 step-children, numerous grandchildren, his brother Ray, sister Rena, and many extended family members who loved him very much.
So we bid a sad farewell to yet another member of "The Greatest Generation."
A viewing will be held Sunday Nov. 2nd at Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 (310)-792-7599 between the hours of 11:00 and 3 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 3rd at St. Cross Episcopal Church at 1818 Monterey Blvd., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 (310) 376-8989 at 10:30. A receoption will follow and a burial service will follow that at Green Hills Cemetery for those who would like to attend.
In lieu of flowers we request that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
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