Charles “Gene” Herdman, age 77, of Pickerington, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 28, 2018 near Leon, WV. Born July 13, 1941 in Buffalo, WV to the late Charles Golden and Edith Marie (Martin) Herdman. He was a retired building superintendent with Chemical Abstracts Service where he worked 35 years, and he was a member of Baltimore United Methodist Church.
Survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth (Holland) Herdman; daughters, Sherri Syfers, Reynoldsburg, and Jeanne (Keith) Farrell, Pickerington; grandchildren, Emily and Brad Syfers, Dustin Samuel, Dakota (Kim), and Jacob Spurlock, Tyler, Victoria, and Alexis Farrell; great-grandchildren, Adelynn and Nora Williams, Lanni and Isaac Spurlock, Timmy, Tristan, and Maverick; sisters, Marjorie Brown, Doris (Fred) Williams; sisters-in-law, Geraldine “Adron” (Richard) Duncan, Alice Rife; brother-in-law, Darrell (Patsy) Holland; other special nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by sister, Phyllis Wilbanks; and brother-in-law, Charles Edwin Holland.
Friends may visit 2-4 & 6-8 pm Friday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 550 Hill Road N. (St. Rt. #256), Pickerington, where funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday with Pastor Branson Hawkes officiating.
Additional service and interment will be Monday at Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, WV.
Friends who wish may contribute to the American Heart Association or the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research in Gene’s memory.