James Henry Herbold, son of the late Edward Herbold and Mary Ellen Woods Herbold, was born October 11, 1951 in Thayer, Missouri and departed this life on Nov 9, 2019 in Shelby Township, Michigan at the age of 68 years.
He is survived by one sister, Mary Ellen Rucker and her husband, Jerry, of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, and two brothers, August Herbold and his wife, Dorothy, of Thayer, Missouri, and John Herbold and his wife, Penny, of Jacksonville, Arkansas. A niece Martha Washam and husband Mike, two nephews John Herbold Jr and wife Kim, and Jason Herbold and wife Micki, along with many great-nephews, great-nieces, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Herbold and Ellen Herbold.
He was a graduate of Thayer High School and University of Missouri, Rolla. He was a dedicated employee of General Motors as a design engineer for around 35 years. After retirement from General Motors, he stayed in Michigan. His hobbies included Corvettes and classic cars, car shows, and model car clubs.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Thayer with Father Shoby officiating. The family will receive friends at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Friday evening, November 22nd from 6-8 PM. Interment will be in Thayer Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.