Clarence Henry Hermann
October 9, 1936 - March 4, 2021
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Clarence "Red" Henry Hermann, 84, loving husband of 61 years to Joan C. Hermann, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at his home in Greer, South Carolina. Born in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Hubert and Veranda Hermann. Red earned an undergraduate degree in…

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Bob Whitley left a message on March 18, 2021:
Joan,
At this stage of our lives, memories of special occasions and special friends far exceed opportunities for new ones. The friendships Chris and I have shared with you and Red have certainly been special, as have the wonderful trips to Argentina, Alaska, Scotland and places closer we have enjoyed together along with other friends. As he and I traveled together for an early morning wade in a trout stream, or for a tee time, I also became aware of his wonderful work as a guardian ad litem and his positive impact on the lives of numerous young men. We have been blessed to have had Red, and you, in our lives.  
  
Bob Gannon left a message on March 10, 2021:
Joan,
Jary and I and our family were all so sorry to hear of Red’s passing. He was such a great guy. He always took an interest in the other person, and just a pleasure to be with. I am proud to have had Red as my brother in law. He will be dearly missed by all of us.
Erin Kerr left a message on March 10, 2021:
Grandma & Family, 

My thoughts and prayers are with each of you as we celebrate the life and legacy that Grandpa left. You can’t think about Grandpa without thinking about the whole family and those he served. That’s who he was. He was a family man who always brought with him an atmosphere of kindness, love, and generosity.  

I will always remember waking up to Grandpa’s famous square waffles. He would cook enough waffles for all the grandkids and the entire family, spending the whole morning over the stove and keeping the plates coming. As we got older, he began making two batches for the “early birds” and the rest of the sleepy head teenagers. He was a man who served others. He always wanted to hear about our latest adventures. He was invested in our futures and somehow was able to keep straight what each of the 17 grandchildren was up to. 

Mostly I am grateful and will cherish the family that Grandpa built up. It was through both him and Grandma that I have had so many wonderful Christmas, Thanksgivings, beach trips, and laughs. He exemplified what it means to put family first. I will always cherish the special times and beautiful memories. I feel blessed to have had such a wonderful grandfather who modeled what it meant to keep a grounded, faith-center life.  

With Love,
Erin
Carmen DeLuca left a message on March 9, 2021:
Joan, 
Dot and I were so sorry to learn about Red's passing.  He will be dearly missed as he was one of the kindest gentleman we have had the privilege to know.  There is a portion of a poem that says, "Just to hear your voice and see you, made our sky a shade more blue and we're just a bit more happy since crossing paths with you."  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 
Don Deal left a message on March 9, 2021:
Joan and Family,
   I can't think of anyone in recent memory whom I would characterize more as the epitome of a refined gentleman. Red made everyone around him comfortable.  Although I'm already missing Red, I feel blessed to have known him and to know that his heart, wit, and excellent values live on in his wonderful family. 
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Katie Burke left a message on March 9, 2021:
Grandpa will be dearly missed but I truly feel so lucky to have had him as both a grandpa and role model for so many years. My favorite memory growing up was coming to the house with all the kids. We used to pretend to be monkeys and grandpa was the zoo keeper. He could catch us and put us in the “cage / zoo” on the patio behind the gate. We would all laugh and scream and run around for hours. I feel so lucky to have had him for so many memories and years.
Peace Center left a message on March 8, 2021:
Joan, 
We are so sorry to hear of Clarence's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope you find peace and love in the memories you cherish. 
With Deepest Sympathy, 
Your friends at the Peace Center
Jim Micali left a message on March 8, 2021:
Red was a terrific person and a wonderful colleague and friend as we worked together for many years at Michelin. In addition to being the consummate business professional, Red was an elegant golf and tennis partner. Red excelled at both, but beyond his performance was his unfailing ability to be a gentleman and friend with whomever he encountered .
     Red was a role model for everyone of us who worked with him, and I thank Red and his family for giving me the opportunity to enjoy his company, both professionally and personally.  My sincere condolences, Jim Micali




           
Flynn Barbare left a message on March 8, 2021:
Joan, our deepest sympathy for losing Red. I played many rounds of golf thru the years 
With him. He was fun and a joy to play with. I never heard him say anything unkind
About anyone.  We will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your
Family
Corinne Honaker left a message on March 8, 2021:
Rest in God's arms Red.  Your long ago acquaintance who remembers you and your kindness
to me while at Michelin.  Corinne Honaker
Ann Lewis left a message on March 8, 2021:
Joan and Family,
I was so sorry to see about the passing of your husband and father.  Joan, I have thought of you and Red so often over the years.  Please know that I am remembering you in prayer during these difficult days.  Love to you and your family.  
Ralston Moore left a message on March 8, 2021:
Joan and family,
From the first day I met Red and the boys at the soccer field, it has been such a pleasure interacting with this great man. Then to interview with him and then getting the opportunity to join him at Michelin was such a honor. I will never forget how he made me feel so welcome on the soccer field as well as in the work place. A role model for me.
My sincere condolences. 
Ralston Moore 
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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