Pixley Funeral Home


David L. Herr

September 29, 1947January 6, 2021

David L. Herr, age 73, of Auburn Hills, MI, passed away on January 6, 2021. He was born in Pontiac, MI on September 29, 1947. David graduated from Avondale High School in 1965 and went on to work for General Motors. He was married to Clara L. Herr on December 31, 1965. David was a member of the National Rifle Association and always enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with Clara. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Herr and Loola Simpson; his granddaughter, Chelsea Smith; his brothers, Colin Shier, Joseph Herr, Jr., Bud Herr and Gene Herr; and his sisters, Betty Townsend and Mona Herr. David is survived by his wife, Clara L. Herr; his children, Patricia (Michael) Fultz of New Baltimore, David (Julie) Herr of Stanwood, Bryan (Lori) Herr of Flagstaff, and Jennifer (Michael) Smith of Lake Orion; his grandchildren, Andrew (Terra) Herr, Nathaniel (Salena) Herr, Michole Fultz, Daniel (Sarah) Smith, Tiffany Smith, Tjoshua (Camiah) Fultz, Michaela Fultz, Tricia Fultz, Trystan Herr, and Tobie Herr; his great grandsons, Micah, Isaac, Jaxon, and a new great grandson arriving soon; and his brothers, Randall (Marleane) Herr, Gary (Beverly) Herr, Daniel (Patricia) Herr, and Richard (Donna) Herr. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 2-8 PM at Pixley Funeral Home, 3530 Auburn Rd, Auburn Hills, MI. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11 AM, with visitation beginning at 10 AM until time of service, at Pixley Funeral Home in Auburn Hills, MI. The Funeral Service will be livestreamed, please see the “JOIN LIVESTREAM” button below. David will be laid to rest at Christian Memorial Cemetery in Rochester Hills, MI.


  • Clara L. Herr, Wife
  • Joseph Herr & Loola Simpson, Parents (deceased)
  • Patricia Fultz (Michael), Daughter
  • David Herr (Julie), Son
  • Bryan Herr (Lori), Son
  • Jennifer Smith (Michael), Daughter
  • Chelsea Smith, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Andrew Herr (Terra), Grandchild
  • Nathaniel Herr (Salena), Grandchild
  • Michole Fultz, Grandchild
  • Daniel Smith (Sarah), Grandchild
  • Tiffany Smith, Grandchild
  • Tjoshua Fultz (Camiah), Grandchild
  • Michaela Fultz, Grandchild
  • Tricia Fultz, Grandchild
  • Trystan Herr, Grandchild
  • Tobie Herr, Grandchild
  • Micah, Isaac, & Jaxon, Great Grandchildren
  • Colin Shier, Brother (deceased)
  • Joseph Herr, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Budd Herr, Brother (deceased)
  • Gene Herr, Brother (deceased)
  • Betty Townsend, Sister (deceased)
  • Mona Herr, Sister (deceased)
  • Randall Herr (Marleane), Brother
  • Gary Herr (Beverly), Brother
  • Daniel Herr (Patricia), Brother
  • Richard Herr (Donna), Brother


  • Visitation

    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021



David L. Herr

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Rhonda Padilla

January 12, 2021

So many memories! Sending all my love to you and the family Aunt Clara ❤️. We will miss Uncle Dave. He was was a great man.

Love to you all ❤️
Mike and Rhonda

Bill Katip

January 7, 2021

We love you, Clara, and we’re praying for you and your family.

Denise McCafferty

January 7, 2021

My dear Clara. I am sending condolences to you and your family on the loss of your beloved husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. May his soul RIP. By the way Clara - this is Kiyam.

Gary Buchanan

January 7, 2021

I remember going hunting and spending time at the cabin with Dave and family and always felt welcome in his house

Peggy Welch(price)

January 7, 2021

So sorry to here this clara. He was a special person to you and everyone. My condolences to you and your family

Joe Katip

January 7, 2021

I enjoy going hunting with David and Mike. LOVE JOE KATIP