SOUTHWEST CITY, Mo. —
Rudolph Wayne Herrington was born Jan. 8, 1944, to Billy and Laura (Wallen) Herrington, near Maysville, Ark.
He married Dallene Dick, on July 1, 1963, in Jay, Okla. Rudy and Dallene were privileged to celebrate 50 years of marriage. To this marriage they had four children, Kim Jones and husband, Jeff, of Granby, Mo., Billy Herrington, of Southwest City, Mo., Annette Mullins and husband, Gary, of Glennpool, Okla., and David Herrington and wife, Angel, of Anderson, Mo. They also have several grandchildren, Tambra Guatney and husband, Nick, Christoph Jones and wife, Callen, Lauren Mullins, Trey Herrington, Shayla Herrington, Hunter McKinney, Brice McKinney, Ethan Jones and Jaydyn Herrington; and three great-grandchildren, Madison, Abigail and Chloe.
Rudy passed away and went to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2013, at 12:59 a.m.
Rudy loved his family and was known by his grandchildren by the name Papaw. Dallene and Rudy loved spoiling them. Rudy was known for being a hard worker and loving his work. He was a member of Community Chapel Church in Joplin, Mo. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
A memorial service for Mr. Rudy Herrington will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Southwest City, Mo., with Pastor Jeff Jones and Christoph Jones officiating.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Southwest City.
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