Wayne Herring, 87, of Gosport, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 4, 2020. He was born in Drew County, Arkansas on April 17, 1933 to William and Annie Mae (Webb) Herring.
Wayne graduated from Wilmar High School in Arkansas. He married Doris Anna Moore on August 20, 1953. Wayne was a heavy equipment operator. He helped build the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and was a 65 year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Wayne loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and cats Belle and Jack.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Doris Herring of Gosport, IN; five children, Diane (Jimmy) Newton of Connersville, IN, Becci (Robert) Mellin of Cary, NC, Lee Lincoln of Spencer, IN, Melanie Marshall of Asheville, NC and Alan Herring of Madison, IN; brother, Wilbur Herring of Water Valley, MS; sister Joy Herring of Arkansas; eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers Hugh, Gerald, Paul, Doyle and Lloyd Herring; and grandson Parker Hudson.
Funeral service will be held at 5:00 PM on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. Interment will take place in Chambersville Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.
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