Herman Harold Schruff, Jr.
Oct. 30, 1947-June 21, 2014
Herman Harold Schruff, Jr., of Gulfport, Mississippi, left this world Saturday, June 21, 2014. He was a life long resident of Pass Christian and Long Beach. He was a devoted and loving father, grandfather and brother and will be sadly missed by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Harold Schruff, Sr. and Florence Brown Schruff of Pass Christian, MS.
He leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Shane Schruff (Melissa Parker) of Metairie, LA; Jeremy Schruff (Stephanie), Long Beach, MS; and his daughter, Jillian Lyons (Seth) of Ft. Rucker, AL; his grandchildren, Jeffrey Lyons, Anna Schruff, and Abigail Lyons; two brothers, Patrick Schruff (Marcile), Gary Schruff, his sister, Kathleen Whitaker (Tim); his friend and former wife, Rebecca Schruff-Pell (Kendall) and his loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He served in the Merchant Marines, and the U.S. Army and was retired from the USNCBC CED after many years of dedicated service.
Friends may call for visitation at the Holy Family Parish Church, Pass Christian, MS, on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 11:30-12:30 p.m. with a memorial service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the Holy Family Parish.
Lockett-Williams Mortuary, Inc. - Gulfport
2018 31st Avenue Gulfport, MS 39501
Published in The Sun Herald on July 10, 2014