Richard D. “Dick” Herring


Richard D. “Dick” Herring (December 14, 1930 – October 5, 2020)

Richard D. “Dick” Herring, 89, of Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA died Monday, October 5, 2020 at Genesis Healthcare Gettysburg Center.
Dick was the widower of Dorothy L. “Dottie” Appler Herring who died September 27, 1997. He was the son of the late John Herring and Beulah Copenhaver Herring.
Dick was a 1949 graduate of Gettysburg High School and a Veteran of the Korean War, where he was a Sergeant First Class in Field Command to the 45th Thunderbirds Battery C in the United States Army. He was an office manager for Keystone Cabinets and retired a bookkeeper at the Gettysburg Foundry.
Dick and Dottie were member of Elias Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg, MD. They didn’t have any children, and Dick was an only child, thus leaving him at the end of his family tree. He will be remembered by his cousins and friends, Betty Myers, John Buchheister, Samuel Topper, Pastor Jon Greenstone and his friends of Elias Lutheran Church. Dick was a member of the Gettysburg Moose. Dick and Dottie took lots of interest in their church and touched the lives of many people with their kindness and gentle touch.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, October 9, 2020 at Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg, MD with Pastor Jon Greenstone officiating. Burial, with full military honors being presented by the Adams County Allied Veterans, will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. There will be a viewing, Thursday evening, October 8, 2020 from 6-8 PM, at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA. Online condolences may be made at
Memorial contributions may be made to Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North St., Emmitsburg, MD 21727. 

This obituary was originally published here.