Quality Auto & Radiator, Quality Boats
LAKE WALES - Allen B. Herrod, 78, of Lake Wales passed away Monday, November 4, 2013 at his residence with his loving wife and family by his side, due to cancer.
He was born August 14, 1935 in Leachville, Arkansas and has been a resident of Polk County since 1957 moving here from Leachville, Arkansas. Allen was the Owner/Operator of Quality Auto and Radiator, Quality Boats. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, NRA; Airboat Club, US Army
veteran of Korea. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was of the Baptist faith.
Allen was preceded in death by his sisters, Minnie Bell Stewart, Joyce Rice; brothers, Charles Barnes and Everett "Tuffy" Barnes.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Silke Herrod, daughters Donna Blanchard of Lake Wales, Cindy Sanford of Davenport, Connie Long and husband Jeff of Lake Wales, Chyrl Mellon and husband Mike of Winter Haven; son, Jimmy Herrod and wife Starr of Elwood, IN; brothers, Lynn Barnes, Vernon Barnes, Jerry Barnes and Roy Barnes, all of Lake Wales; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev Frank Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers family requests donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or any cancer research organization.
Condolences may be sent to the family and the webcast of the service may be viewed at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com