Wilson "Doug" Dallas Herndon

Wilson "Doug" Dallas Herndon, 82 of Shiloh, IL, born Oct. 16, 1925 in West Bay, FL, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Mr. Herndon honorably served his country for 4 years in the U.S. Navy, 2 years in the U.S. Army and 18 years in U.S. Air Force and retired in 1967 at Scott AFB, IL. After his retirement from service to his country he was employed by Mallinckrodt Chemical Company, McDonnell Douglas Corporation. He worked in civil service with the U.S. Army/AAVSCOM in St. Louis and the 375th ABG/Field Printing at Scott AFB.

He was a member of O'Fallon Lodge #576 AF & AM, Ainad Shrine, Life member of Ainad Patrol and former Captain of the Patrol, Legion of Honor, Southern Illinois Court #86 ROJ, Life member of AMVETS. Doug was an avid golfer and a member of Cardinal Creek Golf Course at Scott AFB, IL

Preceded in death by his parents: Joe & Floy nee Miles Herndon

Survived by his wife: Carol nee Schey Herndon of Belleville, IL whom he married January 16, 1970
Sons: Jeffrey (Sharon) Naumann of Belleville, IL
Terry (Mary) Naumann of Belleville, IL
Three Grandchildren: Shaun (Diana) Naumann of Belleville, IL
David Naumann of Belleville, IL
Susan Naumann of Belleville, IL
Brother: Walter (Annie) Herndon of Chipley, FL
Sisters: Dorothy Ellis of Panama City, FL
Mary Nell (Archie) Gainer of Panama City, FL
Other children and grandchildren in Florida and Alabama
Dear nieces and nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8pm Monday, March 31, 2008 with walk throughs by the Ainad Patrol at 7:00pm, Legion of Honor at 7:05pm, followed by Jesters at 7:13pm at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral: Funeral Service will be held 10:00am Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL with Rev. Bill Ellsworth officiating. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks.