A funeral service for Herbert Cairns, 82, of Hebron, was January 29, 2008, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Jeff Holman officiating. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery.
Mr. Cairns died Jan. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Pottsville, Pa., to the late Herbert Cairns Sr. and Viola (Brown) Cairns.
Mr. Cairns served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from the Newark Air Force Base. Mr. Cairns attended Bethel Apostolic Church. He was a member of Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388 and also enjoyed gardening and mechanics.
He is survived by his wife, Henrietta J. (Evans) Cairns; daughters, Lori Miller, of Newark, and Mitzi Findo, of Florida; stepchildren, Steve Cairns, of Newark, Harold Ware, of Newark, Tracy (John) Lane, of Hebron, and Kathy (Jerry) Litten, of Newark; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Ollie (Katie) Cairns, of Pennsylvania.
An online guest book and memorial is available at www. hendersonvanatta.com.