Fred Earl Herrod

Published 8:15 am Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Graveside services for Mr. Fred Earl Herrod were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Columbia.

Saulters-Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Tony Reid, Zach Savoie, Kyle Herrod, Jimmy McPhail, Harry Holloway, Marvin Smith and Sammy Hathorn.

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Fred was born on Oct. 7, 1945 to Francis and Helen Herrod in Carson. He departed this life on May 14, 2021, at home in Carson, surrounded by family.

Fred graduated from Bassfield High School in 1963. He furthered his education and obtained his Associate Degree in Drafting from Pearl River Community College. After college, he moved to Houston, Texas where he began his career at Rice University at their Space Science Facility. He retired after 37 years from Technip Engineering. During that time, he volunteered over 25 years for the Jersey Village Fire Department and countless hours at the various churches he attended. After retirement, he moved back home to Mississippi and joined the Lions Club.

He leaves to cherish his precious memory, his wife of over 54 years Carolyn Reid Herrod; three children, daughter Michelle Savoie and sons Brent Herrod (Melissa) and Trent Herrod (Kayla); five grandchildren, Zachary and Michaela Savoie, Shelby and Katie Herrod and Kyle Herrod and two sisters, Jenny Sexton and Rachel Daley.

He was preceded in death by his parents Francis Marion and Helen Polk Herrod and brother Henry Herrod.

Visitation was held Saturday, May 22, 2021, from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss, prior to the service.

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