Winfred Eugene “Gene” Herr, Jr.

Winfred Eugene “Gene” Herr, Jr., 79, of Orlando, Florida and formerly of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Vitas Hospice in Orlando.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery with Sammy Campbell officiating.

Gene was born April 21, 1944 in Front Royal, Virginia, son of the late Winfred Eugene Herr, Sr. and Laura Trout Herr.

He owned and operated the family business, Trout Drug Store, in Front Royal for many years.

Surviving is his devoted wife of 56 years, Betty D. Herr; three sons, Winfred E. Herr, III and wife Katheryn of Denton Texas, Kent M. Herr and wife Jennifer of Orlando, Florida and Henry D. Herr and wife Anna of Columbia, Maryland; and six grandchildren, Abigail, Micah, Lindsey, Ethan, Daniel, and David.

  2 comments for “Winfred Eugene “Gene” Herr, Jr.

  1. Sheri Johnson
    May 31, 2023 at 9:23 pm

    Betty I am so sorry to hear about Gene he was such a sweet and kind man. Keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers

  2. missy kenney henry
    June 1, 2023 at 2:54 am

    i worked for Gene from 1979-81 at Trout Drug Store. There were a lot of good memories with the Trout Drug family. I know Gene will b missed.

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