OBITUARY

Leonard E. Herrington

December 12, 1950March 30, 2021

Leonard Edwards Herrington, 70, husband of Gene (Sanders) Herrington, of Macon, Georgia passed peacefully on March 30, 2021.

Born December 12, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee to Dr. Lynwood and Mamie Herrington, he attended Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tennessee. Leonard excelled in athletics. He went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee.

Upon graduation, Leonard moved to Waynesboro, Georgia, to pursue a career in banking. During this time, he was the President of the Bank of Millen and then joined as the President of Farmers and Merchants Bank in Statesboro, Georgia from 1993 to 2002. Leonard then joined Queensboro Bank in 2003. Leonard was loved by his employees and was considered a great leader.

Leonard was an avid hunter and lover of the outdoors.

Leonard is preceded in death by his father, Dr. Lynwood Herrington and his mother, Mamie (Edwards) Herrington.

He is survived by his wife, Gene, who he married in 1975 and his four children, Ware (Alex) Sanders, Sarah (Mike) Morris, Will (Haley) Herrington, and Cates (Shannon) Herrington. He had six wonderful grandchildren.

He is also survived by six siblings, Kathy Herrington, Lynwood (Ellen) Herrington III, Frank (Adelaide) Herrington, Julie (Johnny) Haffner, Adelaide (John) Geer, and Susan (Jerry) Vaughn.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ Church Episcopal in Macon, Georgia, 582 Walnut Street, Macon, Georgia, 31201.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, 1419 Bass Road, Macon, GA has charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his wife, Gene, who he married in 1975 and his four children, Ware (Alex) Sanders, Sarah (Mike) Morris, Will (Haley) Herrington, and Cates (Shannon) Herrington. He had six wonderful grandchildren.
    He is also survived by six siblings, Kathy Herrington, Lynwood (Ellen) Herrington III, Frank (Adelaide) Herrington, Julie (Johnny) Haffner, Adelaide (John) Geer, and Susan (Jerry) Vaughn.
  • DONATIONS

  • Christ Episcopal Church

Services

  • Private Memorial Services

    Saturday, April 3, 2021

Memories

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Bob Sanders

April 3, 2021

Leonard was the most kind and Loving man I knew, he will be so missed by the family. I pray for everyone touched by his life, to remember him as I do The Best, Godspeed to the Family

Susan Mitchell

April 2, 2021

Dearest Pearl, I was so very sad to hear that your husband had passed away this week. I know this has been such a very difficult time of great sadness. Please know how very much I care. My love, thoughts, prayers and deepest heartfelt sympathy are with you and your family. May God bless you , strengthen you and comfort you now and in the days ahead. Love, Susan Mitchell

Clare Crigger

April 1, 2021

Will, Jeff and I send much love to you and your mom and family.

Clare and Jeff Crigger

Carol Lewis

April 1, 2021

Dear Gene & children, I have been thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers. I know this has all been so hard and that you will miss him so. We love you! C.Lewis

Sabrina Sikes Thornton

March 31, 2021

I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of Leonard, and I’m sending all my love to the Herrington family during this time. Take comfort in the time you have had and the memories you have made, and remember how much he loved you.

Colleen Smith

March 31, 2021

Sending our love, thoughts and prayers to the Herrington family.
The Staff at Cohen's Retreat

Beth Murman

March 31, 2021

Dear Pearl and Family,
Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for peace and healing now.
Love, Beth and Chris

Biography

Leonard Edwards Herrington, 70, husband of Gene (Sanders) Herrington, of Macon, Georgia passed peacefully on March 30, 2021.

Born December 12, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee to Dr. Lynwood and Mamie Herrington, he attended Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tennessee. Leonard excelled in athletics. He went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee.

Upon graduation, Leonard moved to Waynesboro, Georgia, to pursue a career in banking. During this time, he was the President of the Bank of Millen and then joined as the President of Farmers and Merchants Bank in Statesboro, Georgia from 1993 to 2002. Leonard then joined Queensboro Bank in 2003. Leonard was loved by his employees and was considered a great leader.

Leonard was an avid hunter and lover of the outdoors.

Leonard is preceded in death by his father, Dr. Lynwood Herrington and his mother, Mamie (Edwards) Herrington.

He is survived by his wife, Gene, who he married in 1975 and his four children, Ware (Alex) Sanders, Sarah (Mike) Morris, Will (Haley) Herrington, and Cates (Shannon) Herrington. He had six wonderful grandchildren.

He is also survived by six siblings, Kathy Herrington, Lynwood (Ellen) Herrington III, Frank (Adelaide) Herrington, Julie (Johnny) Haffner, Adelaide (John) Geer, and Susan (Jerry) Vaughn.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ Church Episcopal in Macon, Georgia, 582 Walnut Street, Macon, Georgia, 31201.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes.
Snow’s Memorial Chapel, 1419 Bass Road, Macon, GA has charge of arrangements.