John Hercules

John R. Hercules

John R. Hercules, age 73 of Winchester, died Thursday at his home surrounded by his family.

He was a native of Short Creek, West Virginia and the son of the late Ridgely and Violet DeGarmo Hercules. He was also preceded in death by a grandson SPC Russell Hercules, Jr.

Mr. Hercules is survived by his wife of 55 years, Stella Miller Hercules; six children, Russell Hercules of Winchester, Brian Hercules and his wife Pat of Murfreesboro, Merry Jo Walker and her husband Scott of Murfreesboro, Scott Hercules and his wife Teresa of Christiana, Barry Hercules of Decherd and Terry Hercules and his wife Cindy of Nashville; seventeen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.

Mr. Hercules was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church, a United States Air Force Veteran and retired from Roadway Express. He was a devoted family man, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2013 at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Humphrey officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family will serve as Pallbearers.

An online guest book for Mr. Hercules is available at (615) 893-5151.

Funeral Home

Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151

Published in The Daily News Journal on Sept. 7, 2013