Leland Wilson Herrin, Jr., 82, longtime resident of Dickinson, Texas, passed away May 11, 2014. He was born July 9, 1931 in Corsicana, Texas to parents Leland and Lacye Herrin. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War and worked at Amoco Chemical for thirty plus years. Leland was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Texas City and a leader of the Royal Rangers. He enjoyed scuba diving, boating and fishing, swimming, camping, and jogging, and riding his motorcycle.
He was preceded by his parents and his sister, June Walker.
He is survived by his daughter, Debra Herrin; son, Mark Herrin and wife Teresa; sisters, Joy Sonderman and Janette McDaniel; three grandchildren, Charlotte Herrin, Mark Herrin, Jr., and Sean Herrin; three great-grandchildren, Marissa, Mason, and Maven.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Crowder in Dickinson with interment following at Forest Park East in Webster.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6055 South Loop East, Houston, TX 77087-1005.