Herman Dasher, Jr., 87, of Folkston, GA departed this life October 23 at his residence following a short illness with his wife by his side. Jr. Boy, as he was known, was an avid fisherman who spent most of his days on the river. He was a retired logger after many years of service. He loved his family with a stern yet gentle love that only they knew. He would light up a room with his wittiness and sense of humor. He received his formal education in Charlton County School System. He joined Pinckney Chapel Methodist Church at an early age. He was full of joy, Love and Laughter. He was loved by many and will be missed. He was the family matriarch and taught his children that it took hard work, endurance, and strength to achieve anything.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Herman, Sr. and Tareatha Dasher; 4-sisters: Thelma Mendez, Hazel Worthens, Pinkey Bosic and Marie Gibbs; 3-brothers: Hubert Dasher, Bobby Dasher and Frank Dasher and 4-children: Berline Dasher, Belinda Dasher, Charles Dasher, and Sylvester Byrd.
He is survived by his loving wife of 12 years: Jo Collins Dasher; 3-daughters: Novella (Stacey) Johnson, Tosha (Savalas) Gatlin and Amber (Marlin) Rymes; 5-sons: Ferman (EverAnn) Dasher, Cecil (Hal) Dasher, Dwight Dasher,Sr., Stanford (Falisha) Dasher and Nickolas Baker; 2-sisters: Darlene Dasher Roberson, Bonnie Dasher; 2-brothers: Allan Dasher and Larry (Kathy) Dasher; a Daughter-In-Law: Angela Byrd; 27-Grandchildren and 49-Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews cousins and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Friday, October 26 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 5-7 PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 AM at House of Faith Worship Center with Bishop John Scott presiding. Pallbearers will be Cente Dasher, Dwight Dasher, Jr., Xavier Swift, Davarius Harris, Larry Simmons and Martin Moore, Sr.
Memorialization will be by cremation
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.