HERD, Louis Jul 21, 1941 – Oct 4, 2020

Louis Dale Herd, age 79, of Kewanna, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic Medical Center, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 21, 1941, in Grass Creek, Indiana, to the late John and Nettie (Sutton) Herd. On Feb. 7, 1964, in Logansport he married Joan Wiser, who survives.
Louie was a retired farmer. He was a graduate of Indiana Barber School but will be best remembered for his many years in farming. In his younger years, Louie enjoyed trap shooting and was well known in the tractor pulling circuit with his tractor named Double Barrell. Louie was a kind, caring husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a 50-year member of the Fulton Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed a good game of euchre with his friends and family. He will be remembered by many for his kind soul, soft spoken personality, and big heart.
Other survivors besides his wife, Joan, are one daughter, Tricia (Heath) Martin, Kewanna; son-in-law, Gary Harrold, Kewanna; brother, John (Linda) Herd, Kewanna; five grandchildren, Conner (Gaby Brouyette) Martin, Francesville, Madison Mackenzie Martin, Bloomington, Matthew L. (Leslie Einspahr) Harrold, Argos, Brittney (Chayse) Thompson, Rochester, Haley Markley, Rochester; four great-grandchildren, Rhemi Shaye Thompson, Elliana Markley, Kamden Harrold and Kayleigh Einspahr; two nieces, two nephews, several great-nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved dog, SHEP.
Louie was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Janie Harrold.
A celebration of his life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in the Gundrum Funeral Home, with Pastor Bruce Russell officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Fulton Cemetery.
A gathering of his family and friends will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, also at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Animal Shelter.
You may sign Louie’s guest book and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com.

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