Clinton L. Herbster
Chief Warrant Officer (Retired) Clinton L. Herbster, 84, of Lewistown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.
Born Dec. 5, 1935, he was the son of the late Chief Warrant Officer (Retired) Albert H. Herbster and Levesta Yerick Mowery Herbster. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ann Hogue Herbster; as well as a sister, Thelma D. Herbster Winegardner; a brother, Charles A. Herbste; and a grandson, Ethan Herbster.
Mr. Herbster is survived by his sons, Andrew L. Herbster and wife, Terri, of Tatamy, and Steven M. Herbster and wife, Teresa, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Gregory Herbster and wife, Maureen, of Pittsburgh, and Matthew Herbster and wife, Lauren, of Frederick, MD, Allison and Leigh-Ann Yoder, of Lewistown; great-grandchildren, Paige and Drew Herbster, of Pittsburgh, Claire and Anna Herbster, of Frederick, MD, and Brenna and Liam Bickel, of Lewistown. He is also survived by a brother, Steven P. Herbster, of Palm Bay, Fla.
Mr Herbster was a graduate of Lewistown Joint High School and various military schools and academies. He was the Military Personnel Officer for The Army National Guard Headquarters in Lewistown, retiring after more than 40 years of service. He also served on active duty in both Germany and Korea and was awarded the Legion of Merit as well as numerous other military awards and decorations.
Following his retirement, he volunteered with the Salvation Army, The Area Agency on Aging, and The Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corp., on which he held a seat and served as President on the Board of Directors. He also served as an instructor for AARP SafeDriving classes.
A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at The King-Barr Funeral Home LLC and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown.
A private service will be held immediately following the viewing at the funeral home.
Private interment will take place in Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clinton’s memory are respectfully encouraged to: The Wounded Warriors Project, 600 River Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212.
Due to the pandemic, the family requests that masks will be worn, and CDC protocols will be followed.
Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.kingbarrfunera lhome.com.