Donald Leroy Herring, 66, of Chillicothe, MO passed away September 21, 2013 at Livingston Manor Care Center in Chillicothe.
Donald was born in Utica, MO on January 5, 1947, the son of Francis Elsworth Herring and Wilma Catherine Hicks Herring.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Marine Corps and attained the rank of Lance Corporal. He served 13 months in Viet Nam before being wounded and returning stateside.
Donald worked as a Correction Office for the Missouri Department of Corrections.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his greatest joy came from spending time with children, especially his nieces and nephews.
Donald is survived by three brothers, William Herring of Utica, MO, Frank Herring and wife, Marie of Wheeling, MO, and Robert Herring and wife Ethel of Chillicothe, MO; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary Ann Herring and Elizabeth Herring.
Memorials in honor of Donald herring may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and left at or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe MO 64601. On line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
There has been a cremation and funeral services will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO