Herman L. Hallingquest

Born: Sun., Jul. 21, 1946
Died: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017


2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
Location: Dyches Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Jan. 23, 2017
Location: Shepherd House Ministries

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Mr. Herman Lee Hallingquest, aka “Shorty”, age 70, was born on July 21, 1946, in Blackville, SC, to the late James Hallingquest Sr. and Juanita Lee Bellinger Hallingquest.

At an early age, he sought God’s direction and guidance, and joined the Bethany Baptist Church in Blackville, SC.

Herman received his education in the Blackville Macedonia School System in Blackville, SC. He worked at Shuron Textron in Barnwell, SC for 19 years, and for Bechtel Savannah River Company for 23 years before retiring.

“Shorty as he was affectionally known, was a loving and kind person, and will be remembered for the love he had for his family and friends.

He was married to his loving wife, Virginia Hallingquest for 50 years.

Besides his parents and grandparents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Hallingquest, and two sisters, Fredrenia and Roszenia Hallingquest.

On Thursday, January 18, 2017, our Heavenly Father called him from labor to reward at his home in Barnwell, SC.

Herman leaves to cherish his memory, a loving and devoted wife, Virginia O’Berry Hallingquest of Barnwell, SC; two daughters, Wanda (McKinley) Calhoun of Barnwell, SC, and Hermenia (Damian) Roberts of North Augusta, SC; five grandchildren, Philip Johnson, Jr., Darius Johnson, Bryce Johnson, Zoey Roberts, and Zia Roberts; two great-grandchildren; seven honorary grandchildren, Edward Johnson,  Derrick Hallingquest, Jaquay Daniels, Rhianna Johnson, Niedra Parker, Marquise Dykes and Envy Brown; five brothers, James (Annette) Hallingquest, Ronald (Margaret) Hallingquest, Donald (Diane) Hallingquest, and Dean Hallingquest all of Barnwell, SC, and Wayne (Doris) Hallingquest of Blackville, SC; two sisters, Loretta Bellinger of Barnwell, SC, and Christine Bellinger of Athens, GA;  mother in law, Albertha O'Berry of Barnwell, SC; six sisters in law, Betty McClain, Lydia Sherman, Mary Johnson, Brenda O'Berry, Geneva Mack, and Louise O'Berry all of Barnwell, SC;  four brothers in law, Earl (Claretha) O'Berry, Eugene (Gloria) O'Berry, Jr., Shelton (Ella) O'Berry, Sr.,and Ernest Workman all of Barnwell, SC; two aunts, Mable Bellinger of Blackville, SC, and Ella Way of Brooklyn, NY; two special nieces, Tonya Ash, and Paris McClain of Barnwell, SC; one special nephew, Arnez Hallingquest of Charlotte, NC; one special cousin, Juanita Williams of Barnwell, SC, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and sympathizing friends.


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James O'Berry
   Posted Sat January 21, 2017
Virginia and Family-
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Shorty was a good friend. We will miss him.
With Deepest Sympathy,
James & Frances Creech O'Berry

Barbara Singleton Priester
   Posted Mon January 23, 2017
To the Hallingquest Family,
Sorry that I will not be able to attend the homegoing services for Shorty. I pray that God will strengthen you during this difficult time. Remember earth has no sorry that heaven cannot heal.

Deepest Sympathy
Barbara Singleton Priester

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