PRINCETON, Ind. William "Pewee" Herrin Jr., 87, died March 1, 2009, at Wellington Parc in Owensboro, Ky.

He retired from the C&EI Railroad and was a World War II Army veteran.

Surviving are his children, Sandra Silkey, Willard Jr. and Jerry Young, and Bonita Potts; sisters, Sue McNeece and Betty Whitehead; 13 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

Services 10 a.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home, burial in Maple Hill Cemetery, with military rites. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.