Obituary of Jackie Herndon
Herndon, Louis E. "Jackie", 72, of Covington, Ky. was born on February 5, 1947 to the late John and Irene Herndon. He departed this life on March 24, 2019. He had two brothers, and a sister who preceded him in death.
Louis attend Lincoln Grant Elementary School, and then Holmes High School. While attending Holmes he became the first black captain of the bulldogs. he graduated in 1967 and went onto Jackson Mississippi University and was a third round draft for the Chicago Bulls . In 2015 he was inducted into the Covington School Athletics Hall of Fame.
Left to cherish his memories are Donna Lewis (sister), Larry (Candi) Herndon (brother), Patricia Herndon (sister) and Linda (John) Halbert (sister), Alice Davenport (aunt) and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Louis had a very generous heart. He will be greatly missed.
A Gathering is Scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11:00 - 12:00 Pm at Don Catchen & Son Funeral Home, Covington. Then a Home Going Service will follow with Rev. Charles Fann at 12:00 Pm