John Dobbin HerberFebruary 6, 1933 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 87)
John D. Herber, age 87, of Amelia, Va., passed away on February 20, 2020. He is preceded in death by his wife Ruth of 56 years. He is survived by four sons; Gregory, Douglas, David, and James (Maria), eight grandchildren; David III, Richard, Brian, Amanda, (Justin), Jessica (Matthew), Timothy, Joshua, and Christian. He was originally from Williston Park, N. Y., and a graduate of Mineola High School Class of 1950. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1952 and retired as a Chief Aviation Machinist Mate in 1972. He was also a retired trucker with McLean Trucking Co. and Wonder Bread Teamsters Local 592. He was a life member of VFW Post 8759 and a longtime member and President of Fleet Reserve Association branch 219. Funeral Services 1:00PM on Wednesday February 26, 2020 at the Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home 16409 Court St. in Amelia with burial following at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery with military honors. Visiting at the funeral home Tuesday 6a;00-8:00PM.