Billy Joe Herron, 79, a resident of Cleveland, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 16, 2014, at the family residence.
He was the son of the late Sena Smith Herron and Willie Dewey “W. D.” Herron. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret McDonald; and his brother, Calvin Herron.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea. He was the superintendent for Battlefield Golf and Country Club for more than 20 years. Along with his brother, he owned and operated Herron’s Golf Carts. He was a member of the Stuart Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Vina Parker Herron of Cleveland; daughters: Cyndi Holtsclaw and her husband, Dee, of New York City, N.Y., and Sandra Johnson and her husband, Eddie, of Cleveland; son, Chris Herron and his wife, Lynne, of Benton; grandchildren: Jenifer Williams and her husband, Shaun, Amy Herron, Bethany Holtsclaw, Erik Holtsclaw, Leah Thompson and her husband, Michael, Kevin Johnson and his wife, Heidi, and Brandon Sprague and his wife, Mary Beth; six great-grandchildren; sisters: Edna Guinn and her husband, J.W., of Chattanooga, Edith Rollins and Joyce Moser and her husband, Clint, all of Cleveland; brothers: W.S. Herron of Phillips Ranch, Calif., Coy Herron and his wife, Linda, of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephew.
The Remembrance of Life service will be held Friday, July 18, 2014, at 3 p.m. from the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Daniel Malone and the Rev. Teresa Norman officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Shaun Williams, Michael Williams, Michael Thompson, Erik Holtsclaw, Kevin Johnson, Mark Herron and Rick Rollins serving as casketbearers. Military honors will be given.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 this evening at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Herron family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.