Homer Herron, age 85, of Paducah passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at his home.
Homer was born in Council Hill, Oklahoma on April 18, 1934 to the late Austin and Birdie Herron. He was married for 57 years to the late Geraldine Farrar Herron. Homer was a veteran of the United States Army before working for 42 years as a Chemical Operator at Air Products in Calvert City. He was also an insurance agent with Shelter Insurance for 35 years. He was a member of the Cattleman’s Association and Paducah First Church of the Nazarene. Homer loved his cows and had a passion for farming.
He will be remembered as someone who was at times stubborn yet loving and cared for everyone. He was a great storyteller and had an infectious laugh.
Homer is survived by his daughter, Karen Burns and husband, Bobby, of Paducah; four grandchildren, Shawna Wurth (Robbie), Shannon Herron, Brandi Burns and Brian Burns (Sabrina); seven great-grandchildren, Brenen Wurth, Brice Wurth, Jaxon Cofield, Justus Cofield, Kipley Anderson, Zander Burns, and Zaida Burns; and his former daughter-in-law Rita Coley and husband, Kenny.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Farrar Herron; his parents; one son, Gary Herron; four sisters, Ruby Walker, Alma McPeak, Ruth Busha, and Wanda Hill; and one brother, Buck Herron.
In compliance with health and public safety directives, a private graveside service for Mr. Herron will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to: Paducah First Church of the Nazarene, 2626 Adams St, Paducah, KY 42003.
During this difficult time of private services, you may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support. www.milnerandorr.com. All Hugs need to be received by Friday 5 pm.