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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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May peace be yours to bring you and your family comfort. May you have courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. May God continue to comfort your family (Psalm 9:9,10).

So sorry for your loss, May of comfort comfort the at this time 1Corinthains1: 3,4

You were an inspiration to me the moment we met which was the opening of Detroit city airport and I was newly hired that day as marketing manager in Detroit. May all the lessons you showed us in being kind, thuggtful and caring for others live on and on. Thank you ...

My condolences to the Kelleher family and friends during this difficult time. At times like these, 'God can give us "power beyond what is normal," so we can keep going from one day to the next. (2 Cor.4:7) May your many memories of Mr. Kelleher continue to bring the family a comfort.

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)