Ringo, Herbert L.
Jun 17, 1940 - Jan 8, 2021
With great sadness we announce the passing of our Dad and Grandpa, Herb Ringo. Herb was born in Sarasota, Florida to Herbert M. and Essie Mae (nee Kidd) Ringo. He was raised in Nokomis and attended Venice High School. In 1955 the family moved to Joliet, Illinois. In 1957 Herb joined the U.S. Navy. He was stationed on the USS Epperson out of Pearl Harbor and the USS Ernest G. Small out of Long Beach, California. His rank was E4 torpedo's mate and was honorably discharged in 1961. It was then in Joliet that he met the love of his life, our mother Carol (nee Quigley). Our Dad worked at Kerr Glass Mfg. Plainfield, Il. in the shipping and receiving department until retirement in 1995. Then he and mon returned home to Florida. For the next 20 years dad worked as a groundskeeper at he The Oaks Club. He was a member of the Moose Club,the Elks Club, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the D.A.V. and the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife Carol Ann in 2011, his parents, brother Jerry, Sons Raymond and Timmy. He is survived by daughters Brenda and Sherri, son Terry (Jennifer) Ringo and his brokenhearted grandchildren, Julie (Fred), Raymond (Nicole), Elizabeth (Steven), Taylor (Shane), Kimberly, Karley, Stephanie (Lucas), Emily, Kadin and Jayce. He was Great Grandpa to James Hebert, Nicole, Autumn, Amayah, Joey, Rylee, Camden, Payton, Heaven, with Landon due soon. Also surviving his sisters-in-law Helen (Jerry) RIngo, nephew Jon RIngo, cousins Linda (Bob) Greathouse and Bucky (Janice) Ringo. Special brother Harold (Doris) Quigley, special sister Sandy (John) Evans and many fishing and golf buddy's and friends. A memorial event near the Gulf and the Jetty's will be held this summer. Toale Brothers Ewing Chapel is in charge of arrangments.
Published in Herald Tribune from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15, 2021.