Roy F. Heimel II, 72, of Bradford, formerly of Coudersport, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 10, 2014) at UPMC Hamot, Erie.
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Born Oct. 10, 1941 in Coudersport, he was the son of Roy F. and Betty Holben Heimel Sr. He was married to Marjorie E. Heimel, who preceded him in death Jan. 15, 2003.
Roy was a Coudersport High School graduate. He graduated from Grove City College in the ROTC program. He had worked for 20 plus years as an electronic engineer in the Air Force.
Roy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Coudersport and First Presbyterian Church in Bradford. One of his favorite pastimes was amateur ham radio. His charity work included Habitat for Humanity and the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).
Roy is survived by his children, George (Tom Lambrinides) Heimel in New Jersey, Elizabeth (Karin-Heimel Heck) Heimel Heck of Harrisburg and William (Suzannah) Heimel of Lilburn, Ga.; a brother, David (Mary) Heimel in Texas; nieces and nephews, John and family, Tom and family and Anne and family; his fiancée, Marilyn Roslinski; and grandchildren, Hap, Owen and Britton Heimel.
Roy's funeral service will be held at noon Saturday with a luncheon to follow at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Bradford, 54 East Corydon St.
Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Bradford, MAC organ fund or Habitat for Humanity.
Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, "A Life Celebration Home," 210 North East St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
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Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 12 to Sept. 18, 2014