Rick Raydel Herr, 73, of Lewisport, Ky., passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, in the comfort of his home surrounded by loved ones.

Rick was born to the late James and Raetta (Roby) Herr of Boonville.

Rick is survived by wife, Lori; and six children, Allen Herr of Boonville, Judd (Jill) Herr of Evansville, Jamie (Greg) Render of Boonville, Cody (Jenny) Herr of Boonville, Cody Bellomy of Eddyville, Ky., and Tiffany (Denny) Schraeder of Rockport; his ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Dewan Bradley; and nephew, Wade Bradley of Rockport.

Rick is a U.S. Navy Vietnam War Veteran from 1968 to 1970 on the USS CORRY. He is retired from Peabody Coal Lynnville mine as a UMWA Local 9926 member.

Rick loved fishing and boating with family and friends. He enjoyed time at Barkley Lake, and loved woodworking and spending time in his workshop.

Rick’s wishes were no visitation or funeral services. A memorial will be held at a later date for close friends and family.

Care is being taken by Cardinal Cremation Society.

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