Allen B. Herrod 78, of Lake Wales passed away Monday, November 4, 2013 at his residence with his loving wife and family by his side.
He was born August 14, 1935 in Leachville, Arkansas and has been a resident of Polk County since 1957 moving here from Leachville, Arkansas. Allen was the Owner/Operator of Quality Auto and Radiator, Quality Boats. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, NRA; Airboat Club, US Army veteran of Korea. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was of the Baptist Faith.
Allen was preceded in death by his sisters, Minnie Bell Stewart, Joyce Rice; brothers, Charles Barnes and Everett “Tuffy” Barnes.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Silke Herrod, Daughters, Donna Blanchard of Lake Wales, Cindy Sanford of Davenport, Connie Long and husband Jeff of Lake Wales, Chyrl Mellon and husband Mike of Winter Haven; son, Jimmy Herrod and wife Starr of Elwood, IN; brothers, Lynn Barnes, Vernon Barnes, Jerry Barnes and Roy Barnes all of Lake Wales; 7 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren
Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev Frank Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers family request donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or any cancer research organization.
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