Alan Scott Hermes, age 59, of Sylva passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

A native of Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Richard and Karen Ruppel Hermes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, James Kirkpatrick.

Alan is survived by his wife of 25 years, Kristi Hermes; brother, David Hermes (Kim) of Bryson City; sister-in-law, Peggy Kirkpatrick, of Sedro-Woolley, Wash.; three brothers-in-law, Monty Kirkpatrick (Becky) of Sylva, Ronnie Hill (Linda) of North Pole, Alaska and Ronnie Styles (Debbie) of Bryson City.

Due to COVID-19 a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

The care of Alan is entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville. Arrangements will be announced when available: “Obituaries” at