Herbert Dale Light of St. James, Mo. passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo.  Herbert Light was 72 years and 10 months of age.

Herbert Light was born on April 26, 1940 in Calico Rock, Izard County, Arkansas to his parents James Rector and Alice Cordelia (Deavers) Light.  Herbert Light was united in marriage to Karen Colleen Dwinell on April 12, 1959 in Willow Springs, Missouri.

Herbert Light was a cabinet builder for many years.

Herbert Light is survived by three daughters: Barbara Jean Pankey and husband Donald Eugene; Sandra Ann Parsons and husband Ronald Charles; Lola Denise Juern and husband Kenneth; all of St. James, Mo.; one son: James Dale Light and wife JoAnn of St. James, Mo.; one sister: Ellen House and husband Jimmy of St. James, Mo.  Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Herbert Light will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Herbert Light is preceded in death by  his wife Karen Colleen Light on May 25, 2009 in St. Louis, Mo.; one son: Thomas Ray Light on September 30, 1964; Mother: Alice Cordelia (Deavers) Light on September 15, 2000; father: James Rector Light on June 9, 1992;  two brothers: James William Light  in 1939; Johnie Lee Light on January, 2013; and one sister: Violet Marie Light on September, 11, 2000.

Visitation for Herbert Light will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 12 to 2 PM at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.

Memorial Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. with  Mick Thrasher officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Those wishing to leave condolences may do so at www.jonesfunerals.com.

All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.