Harold N. Heilman, 91, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Logan Acres Care Center.
He was born on March 6, 1922 in Meigs County, OH to the late Norman and Helen (Reuter) Heilman. In December of 1954 he was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor (Riggs) Heilman. On November 19, 1955 he married Patricia M. (Fogarty) Heilman in Indianapolis, IN and she preceded him in death on April 12, 2007. His sister, Mildred Ihle, also preceded him.
Surviving are his children, Linda (David) Karibo of Bellefontaine, Rosemary (Rex) Musser of West Liberty, Patrick (Sandra) Heilman of Bellefontaine, and Ronald Heilman of Troy; 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Harold was the Vice President of Knowlton Construction, Bellefontaine where he started out as a carpenter. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge, Masonic Lodge and life member of the V.F.W., all of Bellefontaine. Harold loved his family and enjoyed farming and raising cattle and horses.
Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine on Sunday, April 14, 2013. A private family graveside service will be held in the Bellefontaine Cemetery with Pastor Bill Walker officiating with Military Honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Logan Acres Activity Fund, 2739 County Road 91, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.