Mr. William H. Herring

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STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. William H. Herring, age 80, died on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The Daleville, Ala., native worked in the grocery business in high school before moving to Savannah. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Harold lived in Charleston, S.C., for five years before moving to Statesboro in 1972. He was the store manager for Big Star Food Stores for over 14 years and also for Food Lion Grocery Store for over 20 years. After retirement, Mr. Herring worked with Smithfield Golf Club for 15 years. He was known for his dedication and commitment to his employer and instilled a strong work ethic in all of his employees. He loved the game of golf. He loved to play, watch, discussing and working at the golf club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Porter and Ruth Herring; and his first wife, Shirley Herring.
Surviving are his wife of 11 years, Anne Martin Herring; two daughters and a son-in-law, Felice and Phillip Riggs of Statesboro and Daphne Cowart; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Fred Herring and Gene and Susan Herring, all of Statesboro; nine grandchildren, Adam (Valarie) Thompson, Elizabeth (Chris) Rustin, Ashleigh Riggs and Eric Riggs, Logan Herring, Hayden Herring, Dalton Cowart, Christian Cowart and Chesney Cowart; one great-grandson, Lennon Rustin; and a brother, Billy Herring of Columbus, Miss. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The visitation will be held on Friday from 1-3 p.m. at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held on Friday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Brandon Williams officiating. Interment will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Chris Lamb, Jim Riggs, Kevin Dent, Jimbo Hagan, Jerry Godbee and Jay Sharpe.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Smithfield Golf Association.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to , 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, August 15, 2014
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