Herschel Wayne Conner, 81, of Catawba, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021.
He was born on March 26, 1939, to Earl A. and Glenna Rhodes Conner. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Dallas, Lemuel, and Wyatt; and his daughter, Alice Marie.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Charlene; his daughter, Lisa and her husband, Jimmy, and granddaughter, Branda Elizabeth; his son, Jeff and his wife, Wendy, and grandsons, Deaton and Dillon, and granddaughter, Jamie. He is also survived by one brother, Guy R. Conner; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many special friends.
He retired from Norfolk Southern Railway. He was a Christian and a member of Catawba Valley Baptist Church. He loved life and helping people.
A memorial service is planned for a later date. If you wish to honor his memory, help someone– that is what he always did.
Arrangements were entrusted to Oakey’s Funeral Service – North Chapel, Roanoke, 362-1237. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.oakeys.com.