Lonnie Herron, 67, formerly of Bryson City and currently of Waynesville, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 in a Buncombe County hospital.
A native of Swain County, he was the son of Dave Herron of Belmont and the late Lassie Smith Herron.
He was a former store manager of Ingles in Waynesville and Bryson City. Prior to his employment with Ingles, he was police officer with the Bryson City Police Department.
Lonnie is survived by his son, Robert Herron and wife Jeanette of Bryson City; granddaughter, Aspen Marie Herron; his sisters, Lillian Evelyn Kelly and husband Charles of Old Fort, NC, Judi Lynn Ramos and husband Pete of Dallas, GA, Susan Kay Roensch and husband Kenneth of Myrtle Beach, SC, Rita Gail Herron-Buffington and Bruce of Alexis, NC; and brothers, Gene Herron and wife Cindy of Alarka, Billy Herron and wife Ruby of Wilmot, and Richard Childers and wife Janice of Rock Hill, SC.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday at Brendle Hill Cemetery. Rev. Max Cochran will officiate.