John R. Sherman, Jr., 55, of Poplarville, Mississippi died Tuesday, December 11, 2012.
Mr. Sherman was a technical representative with Kay & Associates at NAS New Orleans in Belle Chasse, LA, a retired Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, where he proudly served as a Drill Instructor at Camp Pendelton in San Diego, California; an officer with the Derby Whitesand Volunteer Fire Department; and a helping friend to many in the Derby Community.
John will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his father, John R. Sherman, Sr.
Survivors include three children, Jessica (Benne) Delpier of Ridgeland, SC, Christopher (Brittany) Sherman, and Jeremy (Morgan), all of Poplarville, MS; his mother, Mar Sue Sherman of East Alton, IL; one brother, Bill Sherman of Poplarville, MS; one sister, Suzanne (Todd) Sever of Seattle, WA; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 2:00 pm; Sunday, December 16, 2012 at White Funeral Home, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470. The family will receive friends and have visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.
Online guestbook at www.whitefuneralhomepoplarville.com .
White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982