Theartis Herbert was granted his angel wings on June 16, 2015 at his home in Hercules, California surrounded by his loving family.
Theartis Herbert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to the proud parents of F.M. Herbert and Annie Lee Herbert. He moved to Detroit, Michigan with his family in September 1953. He attended and graduated from Central High School. He enlisted in the United States Army for a tour of 4 years. Shortly after being discharged, he returned to Detroit, Michigan. He went on to earn his Bachelors of Science Degree at Michigan State University.
He relocated to San Francisco, California in 1978. He worked at Maritime Shipping Company, Southern Pacific Railroad, and Hibernia Bank. He worked for University of California, Berkeley for 27 years as a Programmer Analyst II and Principal Data Processing Production Control Coordinator.
In 1978, Theartis married Laurita Bowser and from this union produced two wonderful sons Theartis Rasaan Herbert, and Malachi Rainer Herbert.
Theartis had an outgoing personality and an everlasting smile that would light up any room he entered. His kindness and welcoming support were undeniable to all. If you had the chance to experience his caring and thoughtful personality, you were one of the lucky ones. Theartis was a wonderful Husband, Father, and Brother-in-Law. He will be missed by many.
Theartis was preceded by his parents in death Father: F.M. Herbert and Mother: Annie Lee Hughes, Sister: Ethel Lee Herbert, Brothers: Leartis Lee Herbert, Fred Herbert, Uncles: Ernest Palmore, Eugene Mason, Robert Palmore, Will Palmore, Aunts: Earnestine Palmore, and Rose Palmore.
Father-in-Law: William C. Bowser Sr., Mother-in-Law: Cleopatra Bowser, Brother-in-Laws: James H. Anderson, Robert Robinson, Jessie Williams, Sister-in-laws: Edwina Williams, Nephews: Aaron Williams, Robert Bowser, Niece: Amber T. Wheatley.
Theartis leaves to cherish his memories and celebrate his life his loving wife Laurita Herbert. His wonderful sons: Theartis Rasaan Herbert and Malachi Rainer Herbert, Daughter Megan Danielle St. Clair-Herbert.
Sisters: Annie Ruth Cusic, Ernestine Robinson, Sylvia Herbert, Le Viene Herbert, Lula Mae Herbert, Wynda Herbert, and Melissa Herbert, Brother: Richard Hughes, Uncles: George Palmore and Le’Roy Hall, Aunts: Claudia Mae Hall, Eldra Palmore, Cousins: Maxine Wilcox, Edward Palmore, Bobby Palmore, Mary and Joshua Moorer, McClinton Palmore, Clydean Whittle, Jerry Palmore, and Regina Palmore.
Brother-in-laws: William C. Bowser Jr., Kerry Bowser, Melvin Thompson, and James Perkins. Sister-in-laws: La’Rue Perkins, Patricia Anderson, Lonnette Robinson, Yvonne B. Thompson, Betty Bowser, and Pat Bowser.
A host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Great Nephews, and Great Nieces. Abundance of Co-Workers and friends who were each very special to him in their own special way.
Theartis was loved by many who came in contact with him.
HE WILL FOREVER BE IN OUR HEARTS AND PRAYERS