William Thomas Herring, age 75, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 5, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N Ennis Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC. Family will receive friends between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents Albert Thomas and Sara Brown Herring; and grandson, Kyle Byrd.
He had a life long career in mortgage lending and retired from First Citizens Bank. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Tom is survived by his wife of 54 years, Vicky Wiggins Herring; sons, Kenneth W. Herring of Clayton, and Kevin T. Herring and wife, Heather of New Hill; daughter, Karen H. Byrd and husband, Jimmy of Apex; sisters, Sarah Robinson and husband, Tommy, Kathy Hughes and husband, Robert, and Marti Herring; brothers, Bobby Herring and David Herring and wife, Ginger; five grandchildren, Kayla, Kody, Krysta, Kaity and Kaleb.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Site 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.thomas funeral.com.