Providers to be held this week for Horrible Herbst creator


Awful Herbst Inc. Jerry Herbst, creator of the Dreadful Herbst corner store chain, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at age 80. Herbst was also a passionate race fan and benefactor.

Monday, Dec. 3, 2018|9:09 a.m.

Funeral services are scheduled this week for the founder and chairman of Horrible Herbst, Inc.

. Jerry Herbst died Nov. 27 at his Las Vegas home. He was 80.

Herbst in 1959 established the business that today consists of more than 160 convenience stores and gas stations understood for their huge American flags and mustachioed caricature logo design.

Passionate about racing, Herbst was inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Popularity and the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Popularity.

A funeral service is set up Tuesday at the Christ Church Episcopal on Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas. A public memorial service for Herbst’s workers, company partners and others is arranged Thursday at the business’s work center on Dewey Drive.

Herbst and his partner raised three kids.

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