Clarence V. Herndon Jr.

Published 5:58 pm Thursday, May 5, 2016

Clarence V. Herndon Jr., 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 after an extended illness. He was born November 14, 1927.  Junior was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Ruth Herndon Sr. and brother, Robert Herndon.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Kathleen B. Herndon; stepdaughters, Sheila Mozingo (Harry) and Kathy Peaslee (Bob); stepson, Doyce Powell; three sisters, Martha Thompson, Carrie O’Neal  (Michael) and Frances Ducsai; one brother, Aubrey Herndon (Ann); sister-in-law, Rose Herndon; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Junior was a retired Navy chief of 30 years, was active in his church and most of all, he loved his family.

Funeral services will be Monday, May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Buckingham Baptist Church, Gold Hill, with interment in the church cemetery. The family invites everyone to the church fellowship hall for a time of food and fellowship following the service.

The family will receive friends Sunday, May 8 from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is in charge of arrangements.