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James Leroy "Jimmy" Herron, Jr.

June 5, 1959 — February 23, 2022

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast James Leroy “Jimmy” Herron, Jr, 62, self-employed roofer and former owner of Herron Roofing for over 25 years, and resident of Lavergne, died Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Stone Crest Medical Center in Smyrna. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Chapel with Hubert Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to Jones Cemetery c/o John Waldrum 2105 Bear Creek Pike Columbia, TN 38401 or Rutherford County PAWS, 285 John R. Rice Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born June 5, 1959 in Davidson County, he was the son of James Leroy Herron, Sr. and the late Linda Carolyn Wells Mallory. An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Herron enjoyed fishing and hunting. In addition to his father, James Leroy Herron, Sr., survivors include his wife, whom he married June 10, 1983, Tina Billington Herron of LaVergne; mother-in-law, Margaret Burns Billington of the Pottsville Community; and half-sister, Krista Anderson of Antioch. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Herron; step brother, Kelly Anderson; step sister, Kim Leftwich; step-mother, Helen Herron; and father-in-law, Ruben Billington. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Parsley, Barry Cox, Bill Parsley, Jamie Gentry, David Key, and James Layhew.

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Sunday, February 27, 2022

4:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home

320 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401

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Monday, February 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home

320 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401

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