George Bennett Herrin

July 7, 2015
George Bennett Herrin

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George Bennett Herrin, 70, of Hendersonville passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the Elizabeth House.

He was the son of the late Clara Fletcher and Wilford H. Herrin. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Ann Stimson.

Mr. Herrin was a member of Upward Christian Fellowship Church. He retired from Meritor and was a former owner of Palms Tanning Salon. George enjoyed fishing and was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan ñ Go Big Blue! A loving, selfless and all-round great family man, he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his loving wife of 17 years, Kathy C. Herrin; two daughters, Becky Brevard Simpson and Crystal Bullock and husband, Ryan, both of Hendersonville; one son, Chris Brevard and wife, Amy, of VA; five grandchildren, Taylor, Jaelon, Haley, Teegan and Lindee; one sister, Jane Herrin of TN; brother-in-law, Jack Stimson; and his special dogs, Urkel and Gracie.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015 at noon in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8pm at the funeral home.


Saturday, July 11, 2015
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • August 06, 2015
    Mike & Laura Roper says:
    To the Herrin family, I worked with George for several years @ Meritor. He was a good man and always will to help. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.