Timothy G. Heinlen, 63, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his residence.
He was born March 9, 1950, to Grace Detwiler Heinlen, who survives in West Liberty, and the late Robert E. Heinlen.
Also surviving are his wife, Anne Baker Heinlen; sons, Jeffrey (Gayle) Heinlen and Benjamin (Sung Bae) Heinlen; three grandsons, Corey, Max and Derek; brother, Steve (Kendra) Heinlen; nieces and nephews, Heather (Todd) Follmer, Adam (Christie) Heinlen, Jason (Shannon) Heinlen and Travis (Valerie) Heinlen; many aunts, uncles, cousins and great-nieces and nephews; former wife, Margaret Ann; mother in-law, Phyllis Baker; and sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Baker and Karen (Tom) Primavera.
Tim was very kind to his wife and sons and took very good care of them and they are most appreciative for that.
He worked as a veteran’s service officer for 26 years, and retired in February 1998. He also served in Vietnam, where he received several honors, including the Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 device, Medal of Honor, Vietnam Service Medal, Sharp Shooter Badge with M16 Rifle and one overseas bar.
Pastor Lee Ortman officiates a memorial service at noon Saturday at Jennings Farley Funeral Home, 5591 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty, where visitation is two hours prior.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Logan County Cancer Society, 205 Palmer St., Bellefontaine 43311; and the Central Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus 43201.
Express condolences at www.jenningsfarley.com