LeRoy “Pealy” Heckaman, 92, Bourbon, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, in Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester.
Pealy was born Aug. 22, 1929. He married Marjorie E. Zillmer on July 9, 1973, and she preceded him in death on July 31, 2013.
Pealy will be dearly missed by his sons: Terry Heckaman of DeWitt, Mich.; Rex (Leanne) Heckaman of Nappanee; Kim (Jane) Heckaman of Plymouth: Marty (Denise) Heckaman of Etna Green; his stepdaughters: Diana Jansma of Plymouth; Marsha (Mike) Baker of Auburndale, Fla.; his sisters: Bonnie Craig of Nappanee; Joyce Overmyer of Bourbon; his 18 grandchildren; his 29 great-grandchildren; his 14 great-great-grandchildren; and his six great-great-great-grandchildren; along with his many friends.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.