Robert Raymond Herring

Robert Raymond Herring

Birth
Montana, USA
Death 8 Jan 1974 (aged 55)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 40840419 · View Source
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Robert Raymond Herring was born July 31, 1918 in Great Falls, Montana to Ralph and Irene Herring. When he was young he relocated to Ritzville, WA with his parents. On Feb. 19, 1939 he married Verna June Schafer in Ritzville. They had one child, Del Robert Herring on January 19, 1942. Bob enlisted in the US army in July of 1944. He participated in the invasion of Okinawa where he was injured by grenade attack, but received honors by saving several others. He recovered from his wounds, and after the war he became an electician. They lived in Spokane for years before buying a home by Liberty Lake, outside of Spokane, where they enjoyed many happy years swimming, boating, & riding tote goats with his son. Bob died January 8, 1974 of lung cancer in Spokane at the age of 55. He was a friendly, outgoing person who loved sports and was very close to his and his wife's families.


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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 18 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40840419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Raymond Herring (31 Jul 1918–8 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40840419, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .