SALEM — Wayne L. Herron, age 76, died at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at his home due to complications of cancer. He was born November 20, 1942 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late Carl E. and Hazel M. (John) Herron.
Wayne was a 1961 graduate of United High School and was awarded the United Wall of Fame Academic Career Achievement Award in 2003.
He was co-owner of Herron Jersey Farms LLC retiring in 2017. Wayne was a member and served on committees of Winona Methodist Church, Winona Ruritan Club, Columbiana Mahoning Soil and Water, Tri County Milk Producers Farm Bureau and active in various Ag activities. He was Butler Township Trustee for 24 years.
Wayne enjoyed visiting friends and especially loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Betty (Weaver) Herron, whom he married June 24, 1962; a daughter, Cindy (Dr. Anthony) Christani of Salem; two sons, Rodney (Chris) Herron and Timothy (Emily) Herron, both of Salem; two brothers, David Herron and Glen Herron, both of Salem; a sister, Linda Archer of Malvern; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2018 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Scott officiating. Calling hours will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the funeral home and 10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Woodsdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations be made to Winona United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 25, Winona, OH 44493 or Alliance Hospice, 2461 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601.
Wayne’s obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com