DURHAM – John Charles Herrman, 65, of Durham died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at his residence.
A native of Plainfield, NJ, he was the son of the late William L. Herrman and Eleanor Smith Herrman.
John served in the U.S. Air Force for four years, including a three year tour in Germany, after which he attended X-Ray School at Muhlenburg Hospital and then continued his education at the Duke University Medical Center Nuclear Medicine Program. He was recently retired from Duke University Medical Center, where he spent his career as a radiopharmacy technologist for 35 years. John was a member of the Durham Pistol & Rifle Club. He also enjoyed volunteering at the Carrboro Arts Center.
In his signature short-sleeved plaid shirt, John Herrman was known for his charismatic, larger-than-life personality and the knack for telling a good joke. He will be remembered as always being helpful to others, proud of his family, a friend to everyone he met.
John is survived by his wife Linda Herrman; his daughters, Chrissy Lux and husband, Jeffrey of Holly Springs and Melissa Ann Herrman of Durham; and his sisters, Nancy Applegate of Bay Head, NJ and Karen Hill of Middlesex, NJ.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, with the Rev. Bob Wachs officiating.
Friends may visit from 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Saturday in the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Arts Center of Carrboro, www.artscenterlive.org. Click on the link: Invest in the Arts or to the Durham Special Olympics.
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