In memory of
Gerald F. "Jerry" Herring
In memory of
Gerald F. "Jerry" Herring
GALESBURG - Gerald F. "Jerry" Herring, 77, Galesburg, died at 7:44 a.m. Tuesday July 7, 2020, at his home. Jerry was born June 18, 1943, in Peoria, the son of Howard and Mary E. Frahm Herring. He married Barbara Boen in November 1965; she preceded him in death. He later married Josephine E. Galloway Castor on Nov. 11, 2007, in Williamsfield. Surviving are his wife, Josephine, of Galesburg; his two daughters, Teresa Herring of Greenville, South Carolina, and Marnie Herring of Galesburg; his sister, Marilyn Stanley of Peoria; five grandchildren, Aimee, Michelle, Jessica, Nathaniel and Scott Herring; two step-grandchildren, Ashley (Matt) Thorp and Paris Joe (Michelle) Swallows; two great-grandchildren, Howard Herring II and Rita Garza; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Paris Joe Swallows III, Kadence Swallows, and Chloe and Ashlynn Thorp. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Barbara; his son, Howard; four brothers, Bill Fuller and Sonny, Rick and Robert Herring; and four sisters, Pat Terrell, Linda Welcome, Margaret and Donna. Jerry worked in the coal mines of Victoria for 10 years. He later owned and operated his own lawn care business for over 30 years, retiring in 2000. He attended Williamsfield schools and was of the Methodist faith. Jerry had a passion for restoring antique cars and attending car shows in the area. Jerry was an outdoorsman, enjoying camping and fishing. Jerry's wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of his life will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Williamsfield American Legion Post 371. Burial will be in the Knoxville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Family. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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Gerald F. "Jerry" Herring
GALESBURG - Gerald F. "Jerry" Herring, 77, Galesburg, died at 7:44 a.m. Tuesday July 7, 2020, at his home. Jerry was born June 18, 1943, in Peoria, the son of Howard and Mary E. Frahm Herring. He married Barbara Boen in November 1965; she preceded him in death. He later married Josephine E. Galloway Castor on Nov. 11, 2007, in Williamsfield. Surviving are his wife, Josephine, of Galesburg; his two daughters, Teresa Herring of Greenville, South Carolina, and Marnie Herring of Galesburg; his sister, Marilyn Stanley of Peoria; five grandchildren, Aimee, Michelle, Jessica, Nathaniel and Scott Herring; two step-grandchildren, Ashley (Matt) Thorp and Paris Joe (Michelle) Swallows; two great-grandchildren, Howard Herring II and Rita Garza; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Paris Joe Swallows III, Kadence Swallows, and Chloe and Ashlynn Thorp. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Barbara; his son, Howard; four brothers, Bill Fuller and Sonny, Rick and Robert Herring; and four sisters, Pat Terrell, Linda Welcome, Margaret and Donna. Jerry worked in the coal mines of Victoria for 10 years. He later owned and operated his own lawn care business for over 30 years, retiring in 2000. He attended Williamsfield schools and was of the Methodist faith. Jerry had a passion for restoring antique cars and attending car shows in the area. Jerry was an outdoorsman, enjoying camping and fishing. Jerry's wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of his life will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Williamsfield American Legion Post 371. Burial will be in the Knoxville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Family. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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Galesburg, IL 61401
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