Cadiz, KY


T.H. "Rod" Herndon, 84

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Updated: 8:36 AM

Funeral services for T.H. "Rod" Herndon, 84, of Cadiz, were held Friday, February 10, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home and Crematory, 138 Main Street in Cadiz, with the Reverend Paxton Redd officiating. Music was provided by Shelia Lancaster and June Cobb. Burial followed at Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz. Serving as active pallbearers were Mike Heffington, Johnny Walker, Danny Sholar, Chris Green, Dixie Jones, Trent Fowler, Preston Groves, and Brian Reinick. Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Herndon's grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great granddaughter.

T. H. "Rod" Herndon passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at his home in Cadiz.

Mr. Herndon worked as the superintendent at Cedar Bluff and Kentucky Stone Rock Quarries and retired as a supervisor at Vulcan Materials Company in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Trigg County and a United States Army veteran, having served in the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Herndon, Cadiz; one son, John Herndon, Cadiz; five daughters, Tana Heffington (Mike), Cadiz, Angie Jones (Dixie), Hopkinsville, Lisa Sholar (Danny), Cadiz, Karen Walker (Johnny), Hopkinsville, and Melanie Green (Chris), Cadiz; two stepdaughters, Michelle Stone, Eddyville and Desirea Beyer, Paducah; one sister, Jane Guier (Leslie), Bowling Green; 18 grandchildren, Tina Stroud, Brandi Doss, Jamee Fowler, David Sholar, Carrie Wright, Eli Sholar, Ean Sholar, T. C. Bush, Krista Groves, Josh Green, Jacob Green, Devin Herndon, Jordan Stone, Morgan Stone, Alexis Beyer, Kelly Yazigi, J.D. Heffington, and Brianna Wolfe; 17 great grandchildren; one great- great- granddaughter; and sister-in-law, Pauline Herndon, Cadiz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Henry Herndon, Sr. and Mary C. Edmonds Herndon; wife, Marilyn Herndon; two grandchildren, J. R. Taylor and Kyler Herndon; two brothers, Freddie Herndon and O.C. Herndon; and one sister, Mary Ruth Burnam.


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