Mr. Hershel Drennan passed away peacefully at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Born on January 17, 1931, he was 91 years old.
He was born in Seminary, Mississippi and moved to Baton Rouge at the young age of 16. He married the love of his life Anna Belle Drennan, and he worked and retired from Halliburton Services after dedicating more than 40 years of his life to his career there. He was a longtime member of Live Oak United Methodist Church in Watson, and he loved his family, serving others and most of all his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Hershel was preceded in death by his parents, Ramsey and Gladys Drennan, brother in law Jerry Patt, sister and brother in law Dawson and Theresa Gasquet, brother and sister in law Estes and Yvonne Drennan, and his beloved wife of 70 years, Anna Belle Drennan.
He is survived by his daughter Kathy Drennan, son Daryl Drennan and wife Wendy, and son Keith Drennan and wife Stacy. Grandchildren include: Amanda Carroll and husband Shane, Jason Hunt and fiancé Jamie Ogan, Erica Dakmak and husband Daren, Glen Drennan, Elise Drennan and Carly Drennan. Hershel has one great granddaughter Mia Grace Carroll, sister in law Faye Patt, brother and sister in law Donald and Nan Patt, along with many nieces and nephews.
The services will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home on Friday, April 22, 2022. Visitation is from 12pm until 2pm. His Celebration of Life Service begins at 2pm officiated by Rev. Stephen A. Hebert. Interment will follow on the grounds in Resthaven Gardens of Memory.
Pallbearers will be Daryl Drennan, Keith Drennan, Jason Hunt, Glen Drennan, Daren Dakmak, Shane Carroll and Sean Durham.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. David West and his staff, Stephen Hebert, LaShecia Middleton, Mrs. Francis Collins, and the team at Hospice in His Care.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his honor to the Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area at www.alzbr.org . You may also share a memory or condolences at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.