Herbert McPheron, age 85, of
Woodstock, passed from this life on Friday, June 24, 2016, at
Herbert was born on September
10, 1930, in Pulaski County, son of the late John Anderson and
Laverna Lovins McPheron.
He was a Korean War Veteran, serving his
country in the U.S. Army, and was a Purple Heart recipient.
Herbert was a master landscaper and
sheet metal fabricator.
Herbert was an avid fisherman.
He enjoyed cars, collecting and trading
knives, playing the guitar and banjo and singing.
Herbert greatly enjoyed his time spent
with his family and friends, and his dogs.
He was a member of Sunrise Baptist
He is survived by his wife of
57 years, Ruth Emma Miracle McPheron; his sons, Rev. John (and
Teresa) McPheron, of Rogersville, Tennessee, Rev. Randy (and
Lisa) McPheron, of Mt. Vernon, and James (and Kim) McPheron, of
Eubank; his daughters, Linda (and Ronnie) Adams and Betsy (and
Bruce) Hopkins, both of Brodhead; his daughter-in-law, Sheila
Oldham McPheron, of Monticello; his sister, Bessie Brock, of
Covington; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-three
great-grandchildren; and twelve great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding Herbert in death are
his parents; his first wife, Viola Reynolds McPheron; his son,
Larry Wayne McPheron; his brothers, Turner McPheron, Thurman
McPheron, Ed McPheron and Robert McPheron; and his sisters,
Ivory Thompson, Lily Estes, Lola Jones, Jeanette Denney, Melvina
McPheron and Ruth Etta McPheron.
Visitation will be Sunday, June
26, 2016, after 5:00 p.m., at Freedom Baptist Church, in Mt.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 27, 2016,
at 2:00 p.m., at Freedom Baptist Church, with visitation from
11:00 a.m. until time for funeral services. Rev. John McPheron,
Rev. Randy McPheron and Rev. Johnny Adamson will officiate the
Burial will be in the Freedom Church