Herpin, age 79, born September 10, 1933 in Port Arthur, Texas passed away peacefully on September 26, 2012 in Houston.
Claude was preceded in death by his parents, Pauline Elkins and Claud Stanley Herpin.
He is survived by his daughter, Georgia Herpin Baker and her husband Lovett Baker, Jr.; son, Claude J Herpin, II; and grandson, Lovett Baker, III.
Claude was a 1956 graduate of Texas A&M University
. He served in the United States Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant and enjoyed a long career in banking in Texas and North Carolina.
A private family service will be held at a later date in his hometown of Port Arthur.