Fred Lee Herzig

Published 10:10 am Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Fred Lee Herzig, age 91, of Jetersville, VA, formerly of Meherrin, VA, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-six years Gertrude “Trudy” Toombs Herzig.

Fred is survived by his wife, Lydia F. Herzig; four children, Donald Ernest Herzig, Sabrina H. Powell, Rhonda H. Brankley, and Dixie H. Calhoun; four step-children, Michael G. Farnsworth, Virginia Marie Hartman, Wesley E. Farnsworth, and Arlene F. Stevens; sixteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Louise H. DuVal.

He was a World War II Navy Veteran, a retired Conductor from Norfolk & Southern Railroad, and served twelve years on the Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in the Meherrin United Methodist Church, with interment in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue or the Alzheimer’s Association. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is in charge of arrangements.