2018-10-11 / Obituaries

Johnnie Heeman, III

October 9, 2018

Johnnie Heeman, III Johnnie Heeman, III Johnnie Heeman, III (PeeWee), 53, of Wyalusing, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at his home.

Johnnie was born on July 16, 1965, the son of Johnnie (Tinker) Heeman, Jr. (Johanna) of Wyalusing, and Theresa Wright Oakley (Robert) of Lakeland, FL.

Johnnie attended Wyalusing Valley High School. On May 26, 1984, he married the former Vickie Bailey and together they have four children.

PeeWee was the owner and operator of Heeman Quarries. He attended Calvary Chapel in Wyalusing, was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and loved his Peterbilt truck. He built his own smoker, and he would barbecue various kinds of meat in it. Pee- Wee loved to hunt and fish, but fishing was his favorite. But most of all, PeeWee loved being with his family.

Besides his parents, PeeWee is survived by his wife of 34 years, Vickie Heeman of Wyalusing; his four children, Chauncey Spearing and her fiancé, Greg Naylor of Bear Creek, PA, Johnnie Heeman, IV and his fiancée, Michelle Fassett of Wyalusing (they are to be married on Oct. 13, 2018), Brent Heeman and his wife, Autumn of Laceyville and Kevin Heeman of Wyalusing; randchildren, Aubrey, Brielle, Kaitlin, Johnnie V., Maddison, Bella, Lily, Bradyn, Avery and Bristyn. He is also survived by his sisters, Melissa Dworak of Dunmore and Sonya Heeman of Port Aransas, TX; mother in-law, Sarah Herman of Towanda, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Pee- Wee was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Johnnie, Sr. and Emma Heeman; maternal grandparents, Leroy and Lena Wright, and father-inlaw, Clyde Herman.

Funeral services for PeeWee will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Sheldon Funeral Homes, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing, with Reverend John McAndrew of the Calvary Chapel officiating. Interment will follow at Wyalusing Borough Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in PeeWee’s name to the Wyalusing Valley Cross Country Booster Club, Attention Katy Stoddard, 1136 Wyalusing-New Albany Rd., Wyalusing, PA 18853.

Online condolences can be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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