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Eric Herbison, 48

Eric D. Herbison, age 48, of New Richmond, died on Saturday, Jan. 25, from injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident.

Eric was born the son of Arthur and Shirley (McLaughlin) Herbison on Sept. 27, 1965, in Plum City, Wis. He grew up near Pepin, Wis., and graduated from Pepin High School in 1984. Eric attended two years of Vo-Tech in Eau Claire, Wis. He was a Snap-On dealer for fifteen years with a route in Minnesota. He worked for Prestige Paving for the past three years. Eric was a dirt track racer at Cedar Lake Speedway in Class B Modified, and was also involved with racing the road circuit for a number of years. He enjoyed racing, hunting, and making things go faster. He could fix anything, and was willing to help anyone who asked. Eric was self confident and full of life. He was generous and giving, and a friend to everyone.

He is survived by his wife, Cathy Herbison; son, Brodie Herbison; parents, Arthur and Shirley Herbison; brothers, Randall, Wendell, Gary (Cheryl), Eddy (Karen), Calvin, Brian (Sharon), and Dana (Lisa) Herbison; and many nieces; nephews; relatives and friends.

A celebration of Eric's life will be held from 4 p.m.-? on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Willow River Saloon in Burkhardt, Wis.

Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

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