MANCHESTER – Richard M. Herrin graduated to heaven on Friday, November 13, 2020, at the age of 59, after
giving in to health complications. He was born on April 21, 1961 in Texas.
Even though Richard had significant physical disabilities due his Cerebral Palsy, he
accomplished much. He achieved his GED, a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Wesleyan University
and a Master of Arts in Religion, with a minor in Christian Counseling, from Liberty University.
He was a friend to everyone and anyone he met. He was passionate about his faith in Christ
and shared Him with all he met. He was an encourager and sought to cheer up others with his
Richard is survived by his wife of twelve years, Della. Also his sons: Nathan and Michael Herrin
of Texas and their children: Caydence & Brandon. His step-children: Rachel (James) Marler,
Daniel May, Evelyn (Brandon) Champion, Emilee (Zac) Claudio. Four grandchildren: Andy,
Noah, & Luke Champion and Ashlee Claudio. His mother, Wanna Bodnar and his step-mother,
Norma Herrin. His sister, Stacie (David) Gooch, nieces: Michelle Jones and Natalie Hawkes and
brother, Kenneth Adams.
His is predeceased by his father, Richard P. Herrin and his precious blue-eyed daughter, Charity
A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Saturday, December 5th at 4:00 P.M. at First
Baptist Church of Manchester, TN, Dr. Brenton Cox officiating