My cousin, Roy Jr., passed away yesterday. This blog post is in memory of him. Roy Jr. was well loved by family and friends. He will be missed.
Roy J. Heilman Jr.
(obtained from the Kittanning Leader Times newspaper)
Roy J. Heilman Jr., 57, of Kittanning, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, in Armstrong County Health Center. Born July 24, 1952, in Kittanning, he was a son of Betty (Bowser) and Roy J. Heilman Sr., of Kittanning. He was employed by Barker Bus Co. and was a member of the North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church. Roy enjoyed camping, fishing and working on cars. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sherry (Townsend) Heilman; two daughters, Lisa Waldor (Asher), of Ford City, and Veda Kunkle and friend, Curt Askins, of Kittanning; a son, Shawn Heilman (Trisha), of Kittanning; six grandchildren, Andrew Toy, Randi Toy, Kenneth Kunkle, Austin Kunkle, Katelynn Heilman and Haley Heilman; a brother, William Heilman, of Kittanning; and four sisters, Sherry Sharp (David), of Goheenville, Donna Garner (Tom), of Dayton, Pa., Tammy Iseman (Ed), of Kittanning, and Barbara Knight (George), of Kittanning. He was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Heilman; and an aunt, Lottie Bowser. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the SNYDER-CRISSMAN FUNERAL HOME, 200 S. McKean St., Kittanning. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday in the North Buffalo Grace Brethren Church with the Rev. David Blevins, church pastor, officiating. Interment in Center Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in care of Roy Heilman Jr., 638 Fifth Ave., Ford City, PA 16226.