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Herb Kelleher

Mar 12, 1931 – Jan 3, 2019 (Age 87)


Porter Loring Mortuary Obituary

Herb Kelleher, the fun-loving and wickedly witty Founder, Chairman Emeritus, and former CEO of Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co., died Thursday, January 3, 2019. He was 87. Herbert David Kelleher was born March 12, 1931, in Camden, New Jersey, and was reared in nearby Audubon, New Jersey,...

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Nancy Hall - Scarborough Fair with Herb

Nancy Hall - Halloween with Herb

May the God of tender mercies and comfort soothe your hearts during this most difficult time because he cares for you (1 Pet 5;6,7)

Such a great guy and an inspiration for Leaders everywhere. RIP Herb!

My sincerest condolences to the Kelleher family for the loss of Herb. May God's Word strengthen you during this time of mourning. (Isa. 41:10,13)

Our heart goes out to the family for their loss. May God comfort you. I would like to simply say thank you Herb❤ for what you have started. May we continue the legacy.
Don Cranfield and family

Ruth and family, our sincere condolences for your loss. Herb was wonderful! We would always see him at Gate 1 in Dallas back in the early days. Sending LUV for a life well lived.