Dundalk, MD - Earl Kenneth “Kenny” Herrell, 81, of Dundalk, MD, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 7, 2013, at his home. Born November 9, 1931, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Herrell was the son of the late Earl Robert Herrell and Sylvia Lee (Jenkins) Herrell. He was also preceded in death by a brother: Elmer Herrell; three sisters: Audrey McDonald, Helen Van Horn, and Opal Brown; and a grandson: Dustin Herrell. A United States Army Veteran of the Korean Era, Kenny was awarded the Bronze Star; the Korean Service Medal; the United Nations Service Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. Kenny was a professional auto body repair man and was also employed at Lockheed Martin. A talented man, Kenny was good at repairing anything. Kenny played the guitar and was a devoted member of the Dundalk Assembly of God prior to his stroke. He loved to listen to gospel music and was an avid Ravens Fan. Kenny enjoyed spending time with his family, walking, and being outdoors. Kenny was a loving, devoted father and a wonderful grandfather. He is survived by his daughters: Laura Miller and husband, Robert, Altoona, PA; and Trisha Bielecki Burton, Bel Air, MD; and his sons: Michael Herrell, Houston, TX; Shane Herrell and wife, April; and Lewis Herrell, all of Petersburg, WV. Kenny is also survived by his brothers: Robert Herrell; and Allen Dale Herrell, both of Cumberland, MD; his sisters: Eloise Wilson, Las Vegas, NV; June Rey of Florida; Marguerite Miner, Rawlings, MD; Thelma Bordeaux; Claudine Robertson; and Joyce Thorp, all of Cumberland, MD. Pappy also leaves behind his grandchildren: Matthew Miller and wife, Christina; Bobby Miller; Kenly Herrell; Austin Herrell; Andrew Bielecki; William Burton, Jr.; and Alexander James Burton. Friends were received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Monday, January 14, 2013, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. A funeral service was conducted at the funeral home on Monday, January 14, 2013, at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Joe DiNicola officiating. Interment was in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap. Military honors were accorded at the cemetery by the Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers were Robert Herrell, Jr., Steven Herrell, Matthew Miller, Lewis Herrell, Bobby Miller, Andrew Bielecki, and Jack Bennett.
Monday, January 14, 2013, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Monday, January 14, 2013, at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Joe DiNicola officiating
Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap
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