Robert Michael “Mike” Herndon, age 66, of Good Hope died peacefully in his sleep on March 28, 2016. He was born in Walton County on February 18, 1950 to the late Willie Maude Malcom Herndon and the late Robert Louis Herndon. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Michael Herndon.He was a Morgan County High School graduate. He worked for the Walton EMC for 44 years as a Jourman Lineman, then worked in the service department for over 20 years.
He became a Certified Arborist, and ended his career as the Right of Way Supervisor. He was also an avid fisherman, and a diehard Georgia fan.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn Herndon of Good Hope; daughter and son-in-law, Christi and Shane Greene of Madison; sisters and brother-in-law, Gina Jones of Walnut Grove, Gloria and William Crew of Madison; mother- in- law, Jimmie Willett of Good Hope; brother- in- law and sister- in- law, Eddie and Leslie Willett of Kennesaw; grandchildren, Bailee Greene of Madison, Mattie Greene of Madison; two nieces, two nephews, and four great nieces.
A funeral service was held on Thursday, March 31, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Byron “Butch” Lee officiating. Interment followed at Peters Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.
Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.