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Frank Herin Jr.

1940 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Frank Earl Herin, Jr.


Frank Earl Herin, Jr., of Greenville, died Sunday, October 7, 2012 at his home. He was born in Greenwood, SC on January 20, 1940 to the late Frank and Evie Cothran Herin.

He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1958 where he was President of his Senior Class. He attended Clemson University and graduated in 3 and a half years with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He then entered the Air Force and received a Master's Degree in Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. While in the Air Force he was stationed in Boston, MA and at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. After leaving the Air Force he began working for IBM at the Research Triangle Facility in Raleigh, NC. After retiring from IBM, he started his own company, Herin Computer Associates in Greenville.

He is survived by his wife, Aliene Breazeale Herin; two daughters, Gail Wilson (Mark) of Fayetteville, NC and Caroline Holtel (Chris) of Greenville; two sons, Steve Herin and Jerry Herin (Amanda) of Greenville; three granddaughters, Dante Herin and Hailey and Dakota Holtel; two grandsons, William and Michael Wilson; and one brother, Ronnie Herin (Debbie) of Greenwood.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark William Herin.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. Burial will be private.

The family would like to thank Dr. Larry Gluck and his staff for 23 years of excellent care.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Published in The Greenville News from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, 2012
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