Herman Wachacha Sr. age 67 of the Snowbird Community passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Mission Hospital in Asheville after an extended illness. Born October 18th, 1953 in Graham County to the late Henry Wachacha and Dinah Teesateskie Wachacha. Herman is survived by his wife, Pamela Lakey Wachacha. Children; Megan Wachacha (Jose) and Herman Wachacha Jr.. Step-Children; Scott Lakey (Katie), Shawn Lakey (Grey) and Stone Lakey (Samantha). Sister; Cindy Wachacha. 7 Grandchildren; Elijah (Timiyah) Wachacha, Maritsa Wachacha (JayDee), Trinity Kirkpatrick, Jordan Wolfe, Tara Wolfe, Jose Martinez and Kristian Martinez. Herman is also survived by a number of Great-Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews. In addition to his parents, Herman is preceded in death by 5 Brothers; Anderson “Andy” Wachacha, Reno Wachacha, Dempsey Jumper, Leroy Jumper and Josh Wachacha. Sisters; Marenna Locklear, Louisa Grindstaff and Lawanda Shurtleff. 2 Children; Lindy Wachacha and Travis Wolfe. 1 Great-Grandson; Herman Luke Crowe. Herman was a fluent Cherokee speaker and a faithful member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, where he led the choir singing in both Cherokee and English. The family will have a visitation on September 25, 2021 at the Little Snowbird Field beginning at 12:00pm until 2:00pm. A formal funeral service will begin at 2:00pm. Burial will be in the Ledford Cemetery. Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements.