Charles R. Herrick

March 5, 1940July 29, 2018

Charles Herrick of Van Buren was born in Dallas, Texas on March 5, 1940, to Lilla and Myron Herrick. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Mike Herrick.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sharon Herrick; daughter, Laura Gosnell and husband Sawyer Gosnell of Atlanta, Georgia; son, Andrew Herrick of Fort Worth, Texas; one brother, John Herrick of Ely, Minnesota; three nephews and their families.

Charles moved to Arkansas in 1985 and worked as a parts manager in several automotive businesses and for ACE Hardware in Fort Smith. He retired from Pharis Broadcasting in 2001. Charles was a ham radio operator with the Good Old Boys ham radio network and served as the net coordinator twice a week. He was an active, vital member of that group, and he found great joy in connecting up with members around the country and the world.

A private memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Services and cremation are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Friday, August 3rd, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Edwards Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to or


  • Sharon Herrick, Wife of 45 years
  • Laura Gosnell and husband Sawyer, Daughter
  • Andrew Herrick, Son
  • Myron and Lilla Herrick, Parents
  • Mike Herrick, Brother
  • John Herrick, Brother
  • Charles is also survived by his three nephews and their families.


  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018

Charles R. Herrick

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