Funeral services for Herman E. Bain, 91, of Tyler will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with Dr. David Wallace officiating. Mr. Bain was born July 28, 1921, in Flint to Amos Hopkins and Elizabeth Wallace Bain, and passed away on Dec. 15, 2012, in Tyler.
Mr. Bain was an auto parts salesman, He was proud to have served in the U.S. Army in North Africa, Normandy, Sicily, Italy and England during World War II. He was a member of Noonday Baptist Church, the VFW and Masonic Lodge No. 1233.
Survivors include his wife, Dixie Bain, of Tyler; stepsons, Carl Gentry and wife Cathy, of Weatherford, Terry Gentry, of Tyler, Harold Garrett and wife Tammy, of Tyler, and Larry Garrett and wife Linda, of Denton; grandchildren, Amy Tabb, of Round Rock, Todd Gentry, of McKinney, Ryan Gentry, of Tyler, Jacob Garrett, of Keller, Nicky Garrett, of Denton, Clayton Garrett, of Tyler, Zack Oliver, of Lindale; great-grandchildren, Cohen and Colton Tabb, Megan and Sean Gentry, Cade and Kennedy Gentry, Paisley and Levi Garrett; sisters, Dolly Taylor and husband Francis, Etheline Tate, Margie Ralson and husband Clifton; brothers, H.L. Bain, Billy Bain and wife Joanne, David Bain and wife Carolyn; brother-in-law, Bobby Neely; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Bain was preceded in death by parents; his first wife of 30 years, Jeane Bain; four brothers and one sister.
Burial will be in Tyler Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Dec. 16, 2012