Orville Eugene “Gene” Herndon, 55, of Baxley passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021. 

Mr. Herndon was born July 11, 1966 in Appling County and was a member of Friendship Congregational Christian Church.  He was an Electronic Technician and served in The United States Air Force.  He was preceded in death by father, Orville Herndon.  

Survivors include his son, David Matthew Herndon of Baxley; mother, Betty Herndon of Baxley; and sister, Patricia Herndon of Baxley. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews also survive. 

A private graveside service was held Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Hutcheson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Gene Herndon Memorial Fund (5082 GA Hwy. 144 Baxley, Georgia 31513). 

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.