Robert R. Heriger

Robert R. Heriger, 87, Henderson Street, Brookville, died Sunday at his home.

He was born May 12, 1923, in Knox Township, Jefferson County, a son of the late Perry Heriger and Olive Gertrude Rhodes Heriger. He was married to Freda E. Haag on Dec. 24, 1942, in Brookville. She survives.

He was a World War II veteran serving with the 202nd Combat Engineers Co. C in the U.S. Army, European Theater.

He worked as a laborer at Humphrey’s Charcoal Co., in Brookville for more than 30 years.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen E. (Ellen) Heriger of Pittsburgh, Kerry A. (Joyce) Heriger of Wasta, S.D.; two daughters: JoAnna (Walter) Donaldson of Franklin and Bobbi Garner of Brookville; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jess and Paul Heriger, and two sisters, Ruby Pendleton and Peggy Heriger.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Meade Chapel Cemetery, Knox Twp. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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