Robert A. Heeman, 73,
Robert A. Heeman, 73, of Newark Valley, NY went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Judy. He was predeceased by his parents, Allie and Gladys Kithcart Heeman; his first wife, Clara Heeman; a son, Duane “Duffer” Heeman; a sister, Beverly Brown and a great-granddaughter, Clara Gregory.
He loved to play his guitars, singing, farming, sports, his family, especially his grandchildren and life in general. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Marines.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Darlene Lewis, Beverly and Richard Luce, Gladys and Robert Reece, Robert, Jr. and Esther Heeman and Michele Heeman; stepchildren, Gary and Becky Hoskins, Robin Bennett, Doug Hoskins, Penny and Kirk Rapp; sisters and brothers, Louise, Barbara, Sonny, Sharon, Melvin and Edward; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead. Interment was in Brookdale Cemetery. Friends called from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Tuesday.