GREENWOOD, S.C. – Paul Wilson Herrick, 72, of 806 Highway 221 South, husband of Faye Wilson Herrick, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Southwest Harbor, Mass., he was a son of the late Woodrow Wilson and Phyllis Grindle Herrick.
Paul was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of Mathews Lions Club. For 38 years, he was the founder and owner of Yankee Hone Precision Machine Shop. Paul was a member of First Mount Moriah Baptist Church where he was in the Dust Busters Sunday school class.
He was predeceased by a son, Andrew Herrick; brother, Richard Herrick; and sister, Myrtle Elaine Herrick. Surviving, in addition to his wife of the home are his children, Cindy Lou Lake of Nebraska, Donald Ristow of South Carolina, Kathleen B. Herrick of Connecticut, Theresa Crosby of South Carolina, Janice Marble of Massachusetts, Robin Zordan of Connecticut, Matthew Herrick of South Carolina and James E. Ristow of Virginia; brother, Steven Herrick of Texas; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at First Mount Moriah Baptist Church in the old sanctuary. Burial will be held at a later date in Mount Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor. The family has requested that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to First Mount Moriah Baptist Church Mission Fund, 2107 First Mount Moriah Road, Greenwood, SC 29646. The family is at their respective homes. Harley Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.