Monday, October 28th, 2013...5:03 am
James H. Herlong, ’43
James “Jim” Herbert Herlong, 91, of Leesburg, Florida, was born February 15,
1922 in Leesburg, Florida and died Saturday, October 26, 2013. He was a life
long resident of Leesburg. He graduated from the Citadel and entered the
Army in 1943 thru 1946. He married Ruby E. Prevatt in 1946 and returned to
his family business, A.S. Herlong Packing Company in Leesburg. He was a
member of the Burning Tree C.C., Bethesda, MD, Citadel Alumni Association,
past Chairman of First Federal Savings and Loan, past Board of Suntrust and
the Board of Lake Region Packing Association. He was a member of Morrison
United Methodist Church, Leesburg. He is survived by his wife Ruby P.
Herlong, Leesburg; son Jen and wife “Peggy” Herlong, Leesburg; daughter
Coranelle Glass, Mt. Dora; four grandchildren Bryan Glass, Rob Glass, Denise
Prudhomme, Andi Herlong and three great grandchildren. Graveside services
will be held Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 1:00pm at Lone Oak Cemetery,
Leesburg, with Dr. Rev. McCoy Gibbs officiating. For those who wish,
memorial contributions may be made to Morrison United Methodist Church,
Leesburg,FL. Online condolences may be left at www.beyersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg, FL.