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    Tuesday, February 14 2023
    William Yates Bill Herndon Jr

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    Herndon, William Yates “Bill”, Jr., of Aylett, VA, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucille Bowman and William Yates Herndon, Sr., of Rehoboth, VA.  Bill was a US Navy Veteran, a former Mecklenburg County VA Sheriff’s Deputy, a VA State Trooper, and a Special Agent with The Department of US Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF).  He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mechanicsville, VA, where he served as an Elder and on various committees.  Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lozetta Tharp Herndon; sons, William Patrick Herndon (Teresa), and Mark Yates Herndon (Maria Nichols); and grandsons, William James “Will” Herndon and Nathan Patrick Herndon.  The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., with services beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 18, 2023 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 8100 Shady Grove Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111.  Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Cool Spring Christian Church Cemetery, Keysville, VA.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281 or St Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

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