William "Bill" Lee Herring Sr., 69, of Keswick, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, after a long battle with heart disease.
Born in Charlottesville on January 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Curtis W. Herring.
Bill was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and devout Christian. A lifelong resident of Central Virginia, Bill graduated from Albemarle High School in 1967 where he lettered in basketball and baseball, and then went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Business Finance in 1971 from Virginia Tech University. Bill was the owner and president of Eagle Window Company and an insurance agent for Mutual of Omaha, a deacon at Christ Community Church, and lifelong Virginia Tech Hokie.
Bill was predeceased by his father, Curtis W. Herring and sister, Carolyn Ash.
Survivors include his mother, Dorothy D. Herring; his wife of 48 years, Judith "Judy" Duncan Herring; his five children, William Herring, Jr. and his wife, Sue Ann, Kelly E. King and her husband, Rick, Ruth A. DeLong and her husband, John, Joel T. Herring and his wife, Dinah, and Joanna L. Herring; and sister Donna M. Graham. In addition, Bill is survived by seven grandchildren, Luke, Jakson, Lincoln, Lainey, Mya, Caleb, and Hannah; two aunts, Faye Turner and Betty Jean Herring; and one niece, Emma Graham.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017, at Christ Community Church, 329 Riverside Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902. A private family interment at Monticello Memorial Gardens will follow.
The family will receive friends and family Sunday, August 13, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Christ Community Church. The family requests any expressions of sympathy and floral donations be sent to Teague Funeral Home, 2260 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Condolences may be sent to the family through www.teaguefuneralhome.com
Submitted by Sue Critzer Hughes and Sam Clarke.