He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the American Legion. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Janell Hunt Sherill; three daughters, Valerie Sherill of Princeton, Vickie Sherill of Louisville and Kim Hiebert and husband, Rich, of Benton; two grandchildren, Jared Hiebert of Austin, Texas and Kaitlyn Hiebert of Bowling Green; two brothers, Ray Sherill of Caldwell County and Roger Sherill of Kuttawa and several nieces and nephews.
He was the son of the late Ragel and Louise Thomas Sherill.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor Schultz Sherill and two sisters, Betty Bowman and Bonnie Riley.
Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Caldwell County. Bro. Gerald Cannon and Rev. Bobby Jackson officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave. Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or Pleasant Hill Cemetery c/o Mike Franklin, 206 Cumberland Dr. Princeton, KY 42445.