Richard Herb

Obituary of Richard Herb

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In the loving memory of Richard E. Herb Jr. (87), we are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend on November 17, 2023, where he was surrounded by family after a brief illness.


Richard, known as Dick to those that knew him, was born in Amsterdam, NY but was a life-long resident of Fort Plain, NY. He served his country in the US Air Force - Strategic Air Command following high school before returning to the Mohawk Valley where he married Myrna Beck in 1963. He was employed at Central National Bank for over 25 yrs. before retiring in 1991. He was an active member in his local community serving on the volunteer FP Fire dept and Lions Club. He led a full and vibrant retirement socializing, traveling across the US and abroad while spending time with his friends & family. He was a talented athlete who enjoyed sports throughout his life particularly tennis and golf during his later years.


Dick is survived by his wife of 60 yrs. Myrna, three children, Rob (and wife Susan), Teresa (and husband Rick) and Michele (and husband Bill) and five grandsons (Chris, Mike, Ryan, Garrett & Brandon).


Plans are pending for a Celebration of Dick’s life will take place on Saturday, June 8th, at 12:00 Noon at the Fort Plain Funeral Home, 34 Center Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339. . In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in his name to the Scholarship Association of Fort Plain, Attn: April Johnson, PO Box 65, Fort Plain, NY 13339.

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Memorial Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Fort Plain Funeral Home
34 Center Street
Fort Plain, New York, United States
518 993 3361
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Richard Herb

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Richard Herb

1936 - 2023

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