Herschell Lee GhioPublished 11:56am Monday, August 13, 2012
Herschell Lee Ghio, 85, of Demopolis died Monday, Aug. 6 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 6, 1926, in Ragland to Ike and Marnie Edge Ghio.
He graduated from the University of Alabama with a Civil Engineering degree, and was a veteran of WWII.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Isaac (Ike) and Marnie Ghio; wife, Geneva Yelverton Ghio; and his grandson, Andrew Lee Hand, killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010.
He is survived by two daughters, Phyllis (Jerry) Parris of Gulf Shores and Jesse Lavon of Demopolis; five grandchildren, Dusty (Regan) Adams Walker, Amber Adams Hewitt, Phillip Pittman III, Amanda Pittman and Laura (Wes) Hand Davis; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He professed his faith in our Lord and is celebrating never-ending life in Heaven.