James Herndon, Jr.

Obituary of James Grady Herndon, Jr.

Mr. James Grady “J.G.” Herndon Jr. of Summerville, South Carolina entered into eternal rest on September 9, 2020. Born May 15, 1940 in Charleston, SC, he was the son of the late James Grady and Sadie Thigpen Herndon and husband to Carolyn “Fay” Harris Herndon. He was a loving husband, father, popa, uncle and brother.


He is survived by: daughters; Julia Myers (John) and Mary Henderson (Robert). Sons; Michael Herndon (Marsha) and Julio Rodriguez, also foster son Wade “Lucky” Griffith (Cherie). Sisters; Sadie Sprague(Fred), Nancy Moore and Miriam White(James). Brother Eugene Lane.


He was the best Popa to grandchildren; Nathan Meyers, Casey Herndon, Elizabeth Hayden (Eric), Johnny Myers, Andrew Herndon (Brittany), Eddie Henderson, Molly Reeves (Kevin), Harley Henderson, Alex Everard, Jessica Schetrom, Autumn Vaughn, Amber Kelly (Mike), Mike Ross, Stephanie Worm (Dustin), Jennie Hill (Jordan), Wade Griffith Jr (Whitney), Samantha Griffith.


Also to great grandchildren; Jesse Hayden, Khloe Herndon, Kinslee Herndon,Sadie-lynn Reeves, Corbin Reeves, Makenna Vaughn, Chance Ross, Jada Ross, Christopher Ross, Gentry Worm, Lilah Worm, Hadlee Hill, Bentley Griffith, Ava Griffith.


In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son James “Grady” Herndon III. Brothers; Robert Hart, John Hart, Jack Hart, and Errol “EJ” Herndon. Sisters; Ethel Castellanos, Mildred “Mickey” Tisdale and Rhoda Haynes. Also foster son James Snelson.


Graveside services are 11 AM Monday, September 14, 2020 at Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens, 3044 Old Highway 52 Moncks Corner S.C. 29461.


Flowers can be sent to Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services, 281 Treeland Dr. Ladson S.C. 29456

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Graveside Committal

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, September 14, 2020
Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens
3044 Old U.S. 52
Moncks Corner, South Carolina, United States
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