Herb is a native of Virginia, but lives just over the border in Stoneville, North Carolina. Herb grew up at Fontaine Baptist Church and was saved through her ministry. He married Judy Hodges in 1981 and together they have two children and one grandchild. Herb has worked for Invista (formerly DuPont) for over 30 years. Herb has served throughout his life as a deacon, Sunday School teacher and usher, as well as going on several mission trips.