Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Robert George Herd, 78, of Trinidad, Calif., passed away on Feb. 1, 2014. He was born to the late Thomas and Ola Marcella Herd on Sept. 19, 1935, in Cassville. After graduation from Cassville High School in 1952, he joined the Army and was stationed in Greenland.

He married Bertha Ledbetter on Aug. 31, 1957.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Ola; and stepmother, Blanche; and sister, Martha Savage

Survivors include: his wife Bertha; siblings, Marge Rumrill, Ruth Riggs, Gene and Adam Herd; his children, Roberta Herd, Bob Herd (Renee), Tina Herd-Minkler (Bob), Bonnie Huggins (Frank), Helen Herd (Emily), Ellen Brown (Charles), and Pat White (Colleen); 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at the First Baptist Church of McKinleyville, Calif., 1490 Murray Rd., Saturday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m.