- September 18, 1928 - March 26, 2015
- Lebanon, Tennessee
of Hershel's Passing
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WALLER, Hershel Lee, born September 18, 1928, passed away March 26, 2015. In 1958, he co-founded Lebanon Appliance with David B. Carroll on Market Street across from the old ice plant. Later the business moved to 627 North Cumberland Street, where they were joined by Raymond Manners, who took ownership of the business upon their retirement in 1979. Waller and Carroll were co-owners of the North Cumberland Center with Rev. Bob Evans. He was named to the community council on a rotating basis of Wilson Bank and Trusts. In the late 1970s, Mr. Waller was Santa at the Peoples Bank in Lebanon and in the 1980s, he was Santa at Wilson Bank & Trust. Mr. Waller was a long time member of First Church of the Nazarene in Lebanon and Covenant Fellowship Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include: children, Lynne (Jim) Sutton and Lance (Patty) Waller; and three grandsons: Austin (16), Braxton (13) and Corbin (10). Also, one brother: Clifton (Shelby) Waller; sisters-in-law: Frances Ward Waller and Birdie Waller; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Waller was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Hesson Waller. Also, parents, Alfred Hershel Waller and Maggie Duke Waller; brothers, Edgar Waller, Frank Waller and Shelton Waller; and sister-in-law, Helen Waller.
Funeral service will be held Sunday, March 29th, 2 pm, Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Rev. David Hesson officiating. Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens with Bryant Waller, Mark Waller, Steve Waller, Scott Waller, David Waller and Austin Waller serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Ronnie Waller, Braxton Waller, Mike Waller and Corbin Waller. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, March 28th, 4-8 pm and Sunday, March 29th, 12-2 pm.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com
2229 N Mt. Juliet Rd Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Tel. (615) 758-5459