William Lee Herring
William Lee Herring
  • January 28, 1948 - August 9, 2017
  • Keswick, Virginia

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William “Bill” Lee Herring Sr., 69, of Keswick, passed away Wednesday, August 9th after a long battle with heart disease. Born in Charlottesville on January 28th, 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 pre-deceased 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, 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 at 11am Monday, August 14th at Christ Community Church, 329 Riverside Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22902, a private family interment at Monticello Memorial Gardens to follow. The family will receive friends and family Sunday, August 13th from 6-8PM 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.