GoFundMe: Dawn Watson Herndon mourns John Herndon death at 40

By | December 14, 2021

John Herndon death – passed away: John Ross Herndon, 40-year-old, of Barboursville, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021. Emily Herndon is organizing a fundraiser to assist John’s family. Emily described John as a son, grandson, father, husband, nephew, cousin, and friend. He was a hard worker who took care of his family. We tragically lost him, all too soon. The cause of his death was not mentioned.

The GoFundMe account set to raise $10, 000 has raised only $675, with Chap and Brandie Morris with the top donation of $200. To donate to the family click on GoFundMe.

Born John Ross Herndon on July 26, 1981, in Culpeper, he was the beloved son of Carolyn Hughes Herndon of Barboursville and the late John Wayne Herndon.  He is married to his adorable wife Dawn Herndon, and together they gave birth to three beautiful daughters Makayla Herndon, Linzey Herndon, and Ryleigh Herndon. He was the brother to Joshua Herndon. He is survived by his mother, grandmother, Betty Herndon, grandparents, Royce and Betty Hughes, wife, three daughters, his brother, aunts, cousin, nephews, mother and father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, and a host of other relatives and good friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, December 15, 2021, at Preddy Funeral Home in Gordonsville.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Maplewood Cemetery in Gordonsville.