- June 3, 2015
Herman W. “Buddy” Herring, Jr.
Herman W. “Buddy” Herring, Jr., D.M.D., LTC(R), US Army, age 74 was born in Elberton, GA 25 June 1948 died Tidewell Hospice, Bradenton, FL 21 Feb 2023.
He was selected by the dental students as “Teacher of the Year” for 3 years while at the dental school and received multiple awards and honors while serving in the military.
Buddy was a prosthodontist, teaching at the University of Mississippi Dental School from 1978 to 1983 and in the U.S. Army Dental Corps from 1983 to 2003. He was selected by the dental students as “Teacher of the Year” for 3 years while at the dental school and received multiple awards and honors while serving in the military. He was an enthusiastic Georgia football fan and military history buff. Buddy and Patrice retired to Longboat Key, FL in 2004. He is survived by Patrice his wife, beloved little hound Lilly, cousin Sydonna Harden and brothers-in-law Allen L. Greene and Kerry L. Greene and other cherished family members. A service will be held at Longboat Key Island Chapel, April 15, 2023. Internment at Sarasota Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Palmer Home for Children, 2608 S Main Street, Columbus, MS 39701 or any animal rescue organization.
Saturday, April 15
Longboat Key Island Chapel