Born December 30, 1942, in Hart County, Georgia, he was the of the late Gene and Nettie Lou Woods Herring. He was the brother of the late Julian Herring and Nathel Alewine. He was retired from Bosal Manufacturing and attended Allens United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Shelby Jean King Herring, of the home; Son and daughter-in-law David & Jennifer Herring, Murrayville, Ga; One Grandson, Austin James Herring; Four brothers: Billy Herring, Bowman, Ga; Charles Herring, Hartwell, Ga; Herman Herring, Lavonia, Howard “Red” Herring, Martin, Ga; Sister: Sara Jernigan, Lavonia, Ga; Sister-in-law Jan Mallory, Mother-in-law, Lois Sewell King.
Services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gary Ledford and Robert Franklin. Burial will follow at the Allens United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Leon Carson and Rev. Dale Carson.
The family is at the home. They will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.