Mr. Leonard Thomas Herring, Jr., age 84, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Gold City Health and Rehab, in the arms of his wife, Dian.
Funeral Services will be 2:30 p.m., Sunday, December 9, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with entombment following at Memorial Park South Cemetery. Dr. Tom Smiley and Dr. Jerry Gill will officiate. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.
Mr. Herring was born July 22, 1934 to the late Leonard Thomas & Etta Catherine Herring, Sr. He was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church for 41 years, where he was a Deacon and was retired from Milliken, where he was a Plant Engineer. A wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who served in the United States Army National Guard.
Mr. Herring is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dian Herring of Oakwood; son & daughter-in-law, Michael & Tammy Herring of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Jennifer Stonecypher, David Herring, Melanie May, Mason May and McKenzie Britt; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Becky, Martha, Ruth Ann; and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda May.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30501, 770-532-6307.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 is in charge of arrangements. Send on-line condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.