He served in the U.S. Navy during Korea aboard the USS Kermit Roosevelt and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He was also a member of the following organizations: VFW, American Legion, Elks Club, Exchange Club, Junior Chamber Of Commerce, and the University of Alabama National Alumni Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Bates Herring, his parents, Frank and Lois Herring; two granddaughters, Brenna Magee and Hannah Elizabeth Herring; sisters, Ruth Herring Green and Juanita Herring Robinson.
He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Art and Paula Killebrew of Houston, Texas, Paul and Beth Herring, Jr. of Hattiesburg and Hunter and Brooke Herring of Northport; a daughter, Ramona Skeen of Harvey, La.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5:30-8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Memorial donations may be made to The Palmer Home For Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703
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