Herbert S. Modlin, Jr., of Palmetto, FL, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016.
Graveside services and burial with full military honors will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2016, at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton, Mo. Rev. Steve Mallinckrodt will officiate.
The family is being served by the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel, in Hannibal, Mo.
Herbert S. Modlin, Jr. was born on October 19, 1944, in Pittsburg, KS the son of Herbert S. Modlin, Sr. and Lorene M. Modlin, who both preceded him in death.
Herb married Cheri Greger on July 12, 1969, in Fulton, MO. She survives.
Other survivors include brothers; Dave Modlin of Fayetteville, AR, Charles Modlin of Emporia, KS, and James Modlin of Fayetteville, AR; sister, Lorene (Lori) M. Cashero of Independence, MO. He is also survived by mother-in-law, Bonnie Greger of Mexico, MO; sister-in-law, Garnet
Autenrieth of Ocean Springs, MS and brother-in-law, Ken Greger of Hannibal, MO.
He was preceded in death by brothers, John Modlin and Ronnie Modlin, father-in-law, Garland Greger, and brother-in-law, Lynn Greger.
Herb proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He then was employed by Pennzoil Company, retiring after 29 years of loyal service.
Herb lived his life as a compassionate, loving husband, brother, and friend. His family and friends will always have memories of his fun-loving personality.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Fl. 34238 or the American Cancer Society, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel, 2619 St. Mary's Ave. Hannibal, Mo. 63401.
Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com