Harry K. Herndon

April 24, 1927December 12, 2018

Harry K. Herndon, 91, of Dunlap, IL passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Proctor Hospital. Harry was born on April 24, 1927 in Manteo, Virginia to Charles A. and Bessie Jem (Phillips) Herndon. He married the love of his life, Edith M. (Saurborn) Herndon on March 25, 1951 in Fairmont, West Virginia. She passed away on February 20, 2016. Harry is survived by his daughters, Susan (Larry) Bishop of Glen Ellyn, IL, Rebecca (Rob) Graze and Kathy (Dale) Schwindenhammer, both of Dunlap, and Laurie Lee of Rockford, IL; eight grandchildren, Todd Bishop, Monica Bishop, Steffanie Meeks, Scott Graze, Tom Giusti, Sarah Emory, Matt Lee, and Rachael Lee; sixteen great grandchildren and brother, Floyd Herndon of California. Preceding him in death are his parents, wife, and seven siblings. Harry was a manager of Credit Thrift Loan Company for 31 years, retiring in 1988. He was a US Navy Veteran. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, December 17, 2018 at Mossville United Methodist Church in Peoria, where he was a longtime member. The Rev. Dr. David P. Melvin will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Mt. Hawley Cemetery, Peoria, IL. Memorials are suggested to Mossville United Methodist Church or the Salvation Army. Condolences and memories may be shared through


  • Charles A. Herndon, Father
  • Bessie Jem (Phillips) Herndon, Mother
  • Edith M. (Saurborn) Herndon, Wife
  • Susan (Larry) Bishop, Daughter
  • Rebecca (Rob) Graze, Daughter
  • Kathy (Dale) Schwindenhammer, Daughter
  • Laurie Lee, Daughter
  • Todd Bishop, Grandchildren
  • Monica Bishop, Grandchildren
  • Steffanie Meeks, Grandchildren
  • Scott Graze, Grandchildren
  • Tom Giusti, Grandchildren
  • Sarah Emory, Grandchildren
  • Matt Lee, Grandchildren
  • Rachael Lee, Grandchildren
  • ~ Sixteen ~, Great-Grandchildren
  • Floyd Herndon, Brother
  • Preceding him in death are his parents, wife and seven siblings.

  • Mossville United Methodist Church
  • Salvation Army


  • Visitation Monday, December 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 17, 2018

Harry K. Herndon

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Rochelle Piletic

December 17, 2018

Sorry to hear about Harry's passing, but know that he is with Edith now and sharing memories of their lives.