May 24, 1954 - March 6, 2019
Mark Allen Herndon was born in Ripley, Tennessee to Viva Claire Emerson and Leo Herndon, Jr. He attended school in Richardson, Texas and graduated high school in Idabel, Oklahoma. Mark attended the University of Texas at Austin and received an accounting degree. He furthered his studies at SMU Dedman School of Law. He graduated in 1978 and passed the bar in Texas and Oklahoma in 1979.
Mark practiced corporate litigation for real estate and oil and gas, and over the last 25 years focused on construction law.
Mark had various hobbies, including race cars and was a lover of dogs. He was a collector of many things.
Mark was truly an educator at heart and mentored many young people whose lives were greatly impacted by his dry sense of humor, wisdom and affection.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Ince; his daughter, Amy Flores of Dallas, TX; his stepson, Hunter Leachman of Austin, TX ; two nieces, Sydney and Katherine Herndon of Durant, Oklahoma.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Aria Irving Chapel at 2:00 pm.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061
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