OBITUARY - VINCENT WESLEY HERROLD
Vincent W. HERROLD was born October 21, 1922 at Chillicothe, Missouri, to John and Diana (LONG) HERROLD. Vincent passed
away at his home northwest of Diagonal, Iowa on June 2, 2000 at the age of 77 years.
Vincent lived his life on a farm where he loved to work the land and tend to his cattle. He enjoyed his Allis Chalmers
tractors and had recently gone to John Deere.
Vincent was united in marriage to Retha CONLEY on September 22, 1982 at his sister Ruth's home in Gravity, Iowa.
Vincent was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Homer, John, Jr. and Leo, whom was killed in World War II; a sister
Lula May CLAYBAKER; a brother-in-law Cecil SMITH; and a sister-in-law Margery PRUITT.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife Retha; one brother, Hubert HERROLD of Diagonal; one sister Ruth
DIDERIKSEN and her husband Chris of Gravity; two brothers-in-law Don CONLEY and his wife Pauline of Kansas City, Missouri
and Ron CONLEY and his wife Betty of Mount Ayr, Iowa; three sisters-in-law Helen HERROLD of Oregon, Margaret HERROLD of
Tucson, Arizona and Vesta SMITH of Mount Ayr, as well as many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at the Christian Church in Clearfield, Iowa with Reverend Eydie STEPHENS
officiating. Musicians were Judy NEWTON and Shelly MASON. Casket bearers were Jack TAYLOR, Jim TAYLOR, Chris EATON,
Richard TAYLOR, Shon BERRY and Gary SOBOTKA. Honorary pallbearers were Roger McCAY, Ed FLETCHER, Delbert ROUTH, Ed
JOHNSTON, Trent JOHNSTON, Hal Dean VEATCH, Claire NEWTON and Charles FLETCHER.
Vincent was laid to rest in the Knowlton Cemetery, Diagonal.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2010
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