February 5, 1956 ~ September 8, 2021

Born in: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Resided in: Bowling Green, Kentucky

Hubert “Herb” Halstead II, 65, of Bowling Green, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at The Medical Center of Bowling Green. He was born on February 5, 1956 to the late Margaret Halstead.

Mr. Halstead was a U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Veteran. After leaving the military, he had a lifetime of auto body work. He moved to Kentucky in 1987 to be with his soulmate and owned/operated Herb’s Auto Body Rebuilders until 1999; he has been disabled since. He had a love for motorcycles and NASCAR. His pride and joy was his 8-year-old granddaughter, Kira and his fur babies, Ruby, Gizmo, and Cow. He loved with all his heart and you will never meet a more honest and straight forward person. He was of the Christian faith and loved his family so much.

Survivors include his wife and soulmate, Cindy Toms Halstead; one son, Josh Lewis (Kristie) of Bowling Green, Kentucky; grandchildren, Kira Lewis of Bowling Green,
Kentucky, Renee Pelston of Breeding, Kentucky, Nicole Kessinger (Damon) of Greensburg,, Kentucky; one great grandson, Oliver Kessinger of Greensburg, Kentucky; four brothers, Mike Halstead (Donna) of Hampstead, North Carolina, Wilshire Halstead, Steven Halstead, Eddie Halstead, all of Fayetteville, North Carolina; three sisters, Trish Hardison, Peggy Halstead, both of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Sue Halstead of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina; all of his sisters and brothers-in-law that were more than that; a very large group of nephews and nieces; three special nephews he helped raise, Rick Tom (Sheryl), of Middlesex, North Carolina, Herb Halstead (Angel) of Jackson, Tennessee, and Will Halstead of Vine Grove, Kentucky.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in laws, Leroy and Geneva Toms; three sisters-in-law, Sally Nunn, Tammy Glass, Debbie Toms; and one niece, Martha Halstead.

A memorial service for Mr. Halstead will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 14th at
A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until time for the service at the funeral home. A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mr. Halstead. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. So sorry to hear that Cindy lost her husband! Have always loved this family! May God give you all comfort during these days ahead! Daryl and I will be with you in heart as we continue to heal from Covid at home. May God Bless you all!💔

  2. Cindy, my heart aches for you… you and Herb were what love is on this earth… many don’t know- but I was so happy for your first date…. What a love story “lady in red” – will never forget it!!! Much love and hugs my sweet friend- know that I am praying for you to have comfort and peace thru this journey… soulmates you were❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏

  3. With sadness to here of herbs passing an rejoicing of his trip home . To the family I send condolences an prayers for each to be lifted up in spirit . To my ole buddy herb , I know your putting down them streets of gold an thru the back roads with no more pain may God bless an keep you and we will see u soon.

  4. Hi Cindy,
    Doug and I are so sorry to hear about
    Herb. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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