HERD - Douglas R. on November 30, 2013 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Alexander Herd, Leanna Herd, Vicki Neilsen, Charlotte Kuhn, and Dexter Herd. Cherished grandfather of Anne Herd. Doug was a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps,retiring as a captain after 20 years. He then went on to work for Grumann Aerospace for 33 years in flight test and business development. Visiting, Monday, 7-9 pm and Tuesday, 2-4:30 and 7-9 pm at the Overton Funeral Home, Inc. 172 Main Street, Islip. Religious service, 10 am Wednesday, Islip United Methodist Church, Main St., Islip. Cremation Private.
Published in Newsday on Dec. 1, 2013