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Richard Lloyd Herron
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1928
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 2001
Mercer County
Illinois, USA

Richard L. Herron, 72, Alexis, died at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 10,2001 in Mercer County Hospital, Aledo. He was born Oct. 29, 1928, in Wayman, Iowa, the son of Hugh and Carrie Long Herron. He married Barbara Hill on June 2, 1956, in Norwood. Surviving are his wife; one son, Rick (and Teresa) Herron, Alexis; one daughter, Dicksy (and Dan) Colwell, Abingdon; six grandchildren, and one great-grandson., He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Vicky Tye, and four brothers. He was reared and educated in Wayman, Iowa, before his family moved to Moline, where he graduated from Moline High School in 1946. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving with the Seabees. He was an Industrial Mechanic for John Deere, East Moline, for 20 years retiring in 1990. He also worked for Case, International Harvester and M&M Tractors in Moline, ran the Mobil Gas Station in Alexis and worked at Firestone, Goodyear and Thompson's Auto in Monmouth.
He was a member of United Auto Workers Union 867, East Moline, and a member of James Harvey Scott Post 189 American Legion in Alexis. He was a member of several camping clubs, including Good Sam, Southwest Camping and Escapees RV Club Chapter 46 of Illinois. Cremation was accorded. A memorial services was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Norwood Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Christine Stewart officiating. Burial was in Norwood Cemetery. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Norwood Presbyterian Church, the Warren County Genealogical Society or the Serenity Hospice of Mercer County Hospital.
Family links: 
  Hugh Oliver Herron (1893 - 1971)
  Carrie Bell Long Herron (1894 - 1969)
  Barbara Leone Hill Herron (1933 - 2004)*
  Vicky L Herron Tye (1962 - 1996)*
  Hilbert Oliver Herron (1915 - 1972)*
  Merle Lee Herron (1917 - 1996)*
  Homer Hugh Herron (1920 - 1992)*
  James Harold Herron (1922 - 1922)*
  Richard Lloyd Herron (1928 - 2001)
*Calculated relationship
Norwood Cemetery
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Derik Herron
Record added: Feb 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47498153
Richard Lloyd Herron
Added by: Derik Herron
Richard Lloyd Herron
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Richard Lloyd Herron
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Grand Uncle
- Derik Herron
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
From one Navy veteran to another, I salute you and thank you for your service.
- Janis Soulis
 Added: Mar. 7, 2013
THANK YOU for serving our country.
- Heaven bound
 Added: Apr. 13, 2010

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