Herschel E. Squires
Herschel E. Squires, 81, of Springfield, died at 8:45 pm, Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born November 15, 1933 in Petersburg, to Shreve and Mamie Pollard Squires. He married Harriett Penick on October 24, 1959 and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter Lisa (Greg) Crocher of Athens; one son, Michael (Shayne) Squires of Springfield; three grandchildren, Holly Crocher, Abigail Crocher and Trevor Squires and one brother Glenn (Shirley) Squires of Petersburg.
Mr. Squires graduated from Petersburg Harris High School in 1951. He was a Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Korean War.
He was a member of Cherry Hills Baptist Church and American Legion Post #32. He was co-owner of Holiday Motors in Springfield and retired in 1998.
The family will host a memorial gathering from 9 am until the time of the memorial service at 11 am, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Cherry Hills Baptist Church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Cherry Hills Baptist Church Bridge Fund or Fellowship of Christian Athletes.