Services for Sammy F. Herron, 69, of New Deal, TX, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013, in the Abernathy Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Abell Funeral Home and Flower Shop of Abernathy, TX.
Sam died Friday, August 16, 2013, in Lubbock, TX.
He was born March 2, 1944, in Checotah, OK, to Gabe and Martha Jane (Bullard) Herron.
He served in the U. S. Army and moved to New Deal in 1979, from Lubbock. He married Ann Griffin on March 19, 1965, in Roswell, N.M. He owned and operated Sam’s TV until retiring in 2010. He was a member of the NRA, loved hunting, watching the Dallas Cowboys and riding his Harley. He led singing at the New Deal Church of Christ, but his main love was his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Herron, of New Deal, TX; and three children: Robert Herron and wife, Angela, of Colorado Springs, CO, Amy Pharr and husband, Paul, and Tommy Herron and wife, Melody, all of New Deal, TX; eight grandchildren; mother-in-law, Donnie Griffin, of New Deal, TX; a brother, Charlie Herron, and wife, Diane; two sisters: Betty Walker, of Roswell, N.M., and Vicki Larson and husband, Larry, of Lubbock, TX.
The family suggests memorials be sent to the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation, P. O. Box 310, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538.