Thomas V. Herndon
Thomas V. Herndon, 66, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at First HealthMoore Regional Hospital, in Pinehurst.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the First Baptist Church of Carthage fellowship hall.
A native of Valdosta, Ga., he was the son of the late Harry C. Herndon and Verna Allbritton Herndon. He attended Andrew College, Florida State University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary at Wake Forest. He was a devoted Baptist minister pastoring many churches during his life, including Chockoyotte Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids, Bethlehem Baptist Church in Carthage, Hocutt Baptist Church in Clayton, Judson Baptist Church in Fayetteville, and First Baptist Church in Carthage. He retired in 2011.
He was an avid outdoorsman and skeet shooter. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a past member of the Masonic lodge.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Ann Patterson Herndon; a daughter, Kelli Calcutt and husband, Rodney Calcutt II, of Carthage; a sister-in-law, Kay Patterson, of Carthage; two brothers, Carlton Herndon, of Leesville, S.C., and Richard “Dick” Herndon and wife, Kay, of Avon Park, Fla.; and a 1-year-old grandson, Lincoln Thomas Calcutt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB No. 7295, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295; FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374; or to the donor’s favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.Pines Funerals. com.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.