On the evening of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, John E. Herren, 80, of Centerville, Ga., went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in heaven.
John was born in Rena Lara on June 3, 1938, the son of the late Lucy Watson Herren and William T. Herren.
A proud 20-year veteran of the United States Air Force, he retired from civil service as a technical sergeant at Robins Air Force Base in Houston County, Ga. John was a former member of Green Acres Baptist Church and most recently attended the First Christian Church in Macon, Ga., where he sang in the choir. He also enjoyed being a member of the VFW Post 6605, American Legion Post 3, and was past president of USA Dance Chapter 6059 for many years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Herren; and daughter, Wendy Herren.
His memory will forever be treasured by his loving son, John Wayne Herren, and stepsons, James Leon Williams and Douglas Eric Williams, all of Warner Robins, Ga.; grandson, Bradley Williams; niece, Brenda Stewart and her family of Suwanee, Ga.; nephew, Rick Herren and his family, of Larkspur, Colo.; and adopted sister, Linda Duckworth of Texas.
Visitation was held Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins. A funeral service was held Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home with the Rev. William Johnson officiating. Afterwards, John was laid to rest in Magnolia Park Cemetery in Warner Robins with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be given in memory of John to the Salvation Army, 305 Green St., Warner Robins, GA 31088 or to Happy Hour Service Center and Recycling, 202 N. Davis Dr., Warner Robins, GA 31093.
Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has the privilege of being entrusted with Mr. Herren’s arrangements.