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Died Feb. 7, 2018

Bobby Allen "Hoss" Herring, 81, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at his home residence surrounded by his family.

Hoss was well known in the community and very loved by family and friends.

He had a long career in the logging and farming industries.

In his retirement years, he and his dog, "Snoop," enjoyed raising grandchildren, being with family and contributing to the North Carolina lottery.

Hoss is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Wilkins Herring; four children, daughter Bobbie "Tinsy" Smith and husband, John, son, Terry Herring and wife, Sheila, daughter, Elsie Thigpen and husband, Rick, and son, Timothy Herring and Amy Whaley; sister, Shirley Stroud; stepmother, Elizabeth Herring; brother, Kendrick Herring and wife, Bonnie; sister, Rose Davis and husband, Billy; seven grandchildren, Milton "Runt" Herring and wife, Jessica, Nick Herring and wife, Hannah, Alexis Smith, Morgan Herring, Maygan Herring, Makelle Herring and Taylor Brooke Thigpen; and five great-grandchildren, Mallory Herring, Madison Herring, Brailynn Herring, Tristan Herring and Grayson Russ.

Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Pink Hill Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Pink Hill Funeral Home, followed by the burial at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill.

Online condolences may be sent to www.pinkhillfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on February 8, 2018 8:05 AM