Grover Herring was the brother of Dolar Washington Herring (Judge in Fulton Mo, born 1871 died 1937). He was the son of George Washington Herring Jr. (who was a veteran of the Civil War, born 1846 in Callaway County MO) , grandson of George Washington Herring Sr. (who was born in 1791 in Albemarle Co., Virginia and died July 1875 in Callaway Co, MO. veteran of the war of 1812), great grandson of of Benjamin Herring (who served in the Revolutionary War). Grover Herring was the uncle of my father, David Wilson Herring

I was privledged to meet Grover and Rose Herring several times in the early 1960's when we went to visit them in Melbourne Florida. Grover Herring was instrumental in building a large part of the Melbourne area.

Rose and Grover Herring's old house
240 Bignonia St. Melbourne, FL

Florida Memorial Gardens

Grover Herring Dies at 82 (1967)
MELBOURNE - Grover C. Herring, 82, a pioneer resident of South Brevard, 240 Bignonia St., Melbourne, Died Saturday morning at Brevard Hospital.
He first came to South Brevard in 1911 and moved here permanently in 1938. Herring was one of the leading contractors in this area after World War II. He built numerous businesses, offices, and homes here.
During World War II he was captain of the Eau Gallie Coast Guard Reserve Station.
Survivors include his wife Rose B., Melbourne: five brothers Herbert - Kansas City, Mo., Woodson - Craig, Colo., Brent - Detroit, Mich., Norman - Tampa, Bob - Fulton, Mo., and a sister Mrs. Mamie Water, also of Fulton.
Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Brownlie Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John A. MacLean officiating.
Burial will be in Florida Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Brownlie Funeral Home Monday and Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Grover Herring
SS#: 267-20-5477
SS# issued in: Florida
Birth date: Dec 11, 1884
Death date: Jul 1967
Residence code: Florida
ZIP Code of last known residence: 32901
Rose Baysinger Herring
SS#: 263-24-1526
SS# issued in: Florida
Birth date: May 20, 1887
Death date: Nov 1968
Residence code: Florida
ZIP Code of last known residence: 32901

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