Floyd Elmer Herring
Floyd Elmer Herring
  • June 18, 1948 - July 2, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Floyd, 69, of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday July 2, 2017. Floyd was born June 18, 1948 in Indep. MO to Eddie and Verdilla Herring. He graduated high school in Richey, MO and then attended MSU in Springfield, MO and received his Associates Degree in Psychology.

He was a painter by trade and a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.

Floyd was an avid coin collector starting his collection when he was a young boy. He enjoyed time with his wife and granddaughters watching Gun Smoke and many other westerns. Being active in his grandchildren’s life was very important to him.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents; his grandson, Shawn Dillon.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Sherry; children, Shawna, Tammy, and Todd, sisters, Jenna and Joila; grandchildren, Megan, Kelsey, Cody, Kailey, and Christopher; and great grandson, Jeremiah; nieces, Kim and Karen and many other nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1:30 PM Saturday July 8, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation for family and friends will be from 12:30-1:30 PM Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery. Flowers are welcome or memorials to American Cancer Society.

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(Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 N. Antioch Rd., Gladstone, MO 64119, 816-452-8419)