In memory of
Robert Herrell
In memory of
Robert Herrell
Robert Wayne Herrell, age 72, of the Claxton Community, passed away at home, on the farm that he loved so much, surrounded by his family on September 18, 2015. He graduated from Clinton High School where he played football for the Clinton Dragons. He served four years in the U.S. Marines and worked for Rohm and Haas for 39 years before his retirement. Robert enjoyed working on his farm, landscaping and hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains. He loved hiking with the Thursday Hikers and by hiking every trail in the mountains, many times over, he became a member of the elite 900 Miler Club three times. He was a member of Faith Promise Church in Knoxville. Robert enjoyed his many years of serving the Lord as a Deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, Heiskell, TN. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Margaret Herrell. Survived By: Loving wife of almost 51 years: Bonnie Herrell Sons: Rob and wife Penny Herrell Rick and wife Michelle Herrell Daughter: Catherine and husband Justin Ellis Grandchildren: Abby, Alaina, Trey, Ty, Trent Herrell and Jaxson Ellis Brothers: David and wife Glenda Herrell Jimmy and wife Shirley Herrell Paul and wife Pucci Herrell Sisters: Jane and husband George Whaley Mary Ruth and husband Steve Anderson Judy and husband Dale McDonald Mother in-law: Lorene Fugate Brothers in-law: Paul and David Fugate Sisters in-law: Brenda Dyer, Martha McCarter, Donna Sewell, Deanna and husband Neal Blackburn Host of cousins, nieces and nephews The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Brandon Cottrell and the staff of TN Urology Associates for their care, love and concern for Robert and the family. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Claxton Volunteer Fire Department, 2194 Clinton Highway, Powell, TN 37849, in memory of Robert Herrell and honor of Rick Herrell. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 22nd from 5-8PM at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral service will follow with Rev. Bruce Robinson officiating. Graveside service with full military honors will be Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Trey, Ty, Trent Herrell, Rick Buhl, Dale Mounger and Charlie Dawson. Honorary Pallbearers: Abby and Alaina Herrell, Bill Little and Cliff Nunley. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamble.com
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In memory of
Robert Herrell
Robert Wayne Herrell, age 72, of the Claxton Community, passed away at home, on the farm that he loved so much, surrounded by his family on September 18, 2015. He graduated from Clinton High School where he played football for the Clinton Dragons. He served four years in the U.S. Marines and worked for Rohm and Haas for 39 years before his retirement. Robert enjoyed working on his farm, landscaping and hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains. He loved hiking with the Thursday Hikers and by hiking every trail in the mountains, many times over, he became a member of the elite 900 Miler Club three times. He was a member of Faith Promise Church in Knoxville. Robert enjoyed his many years of serving the Lord as a Deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, Heiskell, TN. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Margaret Herrell. Survived By: Loving wife of almost 51 years: Bonnie Herrell Sons: Rob and wife Penny Herrell Rick and wife Michelle Herrell Daughter: Catherine and husband Justin Ellis Grandchildren: Abby, Alaina, Trey, Ty, Trent Herrell and Jaxson Ellis Brothers: David and wife Glenda Herrell Jimmy and wife Shirley Herrell Paul and wife Pucci Herrell Sisters: Jane and husband George Whaley Mary Ruth and husband Steve Anderson Judy and husband Dale McDonald Mother in-law: Lorene Fugate Brothers in-law: Paul and David Fugate Sisters in-law: Brenda Dyer, Martha McCarter, Donna Sewell, Deanna and husband Neal Blackburn Host of cousins, nieces and nephews The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Brandon Cottrell and the staff of TN Urology Associates for their care, love and concern for Robert and the family. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Claxton Volunteer Fire Department, 2194 Clinton Highway, Powell, TN 37849, in memory of Robert Herrell and honor of Rick Herrell. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 22nd from 5-8PM at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral service will follow with Rev. Bruce Robinson officiating. Graveside service with full military honors will be Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Trey, Ty, Trent Herrell, Rick Buhl, Dale Mounger and Charlie Dawson. Honorary Pallbearers: Abby and Alaina Herrell, Bill Little and Cliff Nunley. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamble.com
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621 S Charles G Seivers Blvd
Clinton, TN 37716
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