Obituary for Harold L. “Lee” Herber

Harold L. “Lee” Herber, 85, of Panhandle passed away July 7, 2019 at the Veterans hospital in Amarillo. Lee, the son of George and Martha Herber, was born May 5, 1934 at his home, outside of Lipscomb.

He graduated from Darrouzett High School in 1952. After high school Lee worked for his father-in-law James Laurie, farming and ranching. He later moved to Elkhart Kansas where he was the owner and operator of Elkhart Plumbing Company before moving to Panhandle Texas where he retired.

Lee leaves behind two daughters, Cindy Jenkins and husband Ted of Bastrop Tx and, Laurie Leavitt and husband Mike of Amarillo, Three grandchildren Tori Lofgren and husband Don of Amarillo, Ginger Slover of Austin Tx, and Haley Benedetti of Amarillo. 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Two brothers Harry Herber and wife Nadine of Amarillo and Gary Herber of Pampa.

He was proceeded in death by his mother, father and sisters Ruth, Josie, Rubye, and brother Ed.

Those wishing to honor his life can make donations in his name to the ASPCA at or the organization of their choice.