William David Herrell

| March 30, 2015

USFlagSunlightHC1311_X_300_C_YZANESVILLE – William David Herrell, Zanesville, former Plainfield resident, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room.

Born May 20, 1947 in Portland, Maine, he was the son of Bill and Grace (Sylvester) Herrell. He was a disabled Vietnam Veteran who retired from the USAF in 1987 as a Master Sergeant (MSgt). An electrician by trade, he enjoyed working at various stores, including Roscoe Hardware, Turner’s Hardware, Farm & Fleet, Big Lots and Hershbergers in Somerset.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Elizabeth J. (Sharier) Herrell, also a USAF retired MSgt of Zanesville; a son Dana F. Herrell of Plainfield; a daughter Laura J. (Terry) Barr of Nashport; seven grandchildren Addie Herrell, Miley Barr, Nathan Barr, Jacob Barr, Brendon Jenson, Ethan Jenson and Kelsey Jenson; an aunt, Barbara Conley of Westbrook, ME; a cousin, Cathy Ford of Wilmer, AL; and two Yorkies, Molly and Buckie.

At his request, no calling hours or services will be held, cremation will take place. The Snouffer Funeral Home, Zanesville, is in charge of arrangements.

Donations can be made in his memory to a charity of your choice or DAV, Wounded Warrior, or Coshocton BPW Scholarship Fund.

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  1. I'm so sorry Laura. We love you and will be praying and thinking of you.

  2. Ed Johnson says:

    Again, Liz, so sorry for this news. Posted a note on Legacy when I was notified of Bill's passing on facebook and again by Linda Palmer Sharier, my first cousin on Hwy SR 16 east of West Lafayette. Hope you and the family are doing well. My deepest sympathies and condolences. Bill will be missed by his family, friends, work associates at his many locations there in the area, and the legions of the Air Force.

  3. Jane Barr says:

    All our thoughts are with Terry and you and your mother so sorry for you. all prayers and anything we can do to help let us know…. Love to you all !!!!!

  4. Sending lots of love, hugs, and prayers to you all. If there's anything I can do for you Laura and Liz let me know.

  5. Bess Vanatta says:

    Liz and family , I'm so sorry for your loss .my deepest sympathy to you all .
    Sincerely, Bess VanAtta

  6. As always Liz,need anything call Bob and I.We miss him too