Herbert Thomas M. Herbert, age 86, passed away on February 23, 2014 at Kobacker House. Born to Paul and Ruby Herbert on December 1, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his loving wife and everlasting soul mate Patricia. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Cobe; son, Paul (Barbara); and four grandchildren, Chelsea, Cody, Morgan and Michelle. He was a proud graduate of North High School and The Ohio State University. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was decorated for combat. His public service included three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, Judge 10th District Court of Appeals, twice elected as Justice of The Supreme Court of Ohio in 1968 and 1974, and United States Bankruptcy Judge. He was always sensitive to the needs of people and was courageous in his pursuit of equal justice for all citizens. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to OhioHealth Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 25, 2014