James F. Heibel
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WAVERLY: James F. Heibel, 72 of Circleview Dr. Waverly, died Tuesday March 25, 2014 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio. He was born October 21, 1941 in Waverly, to the late Charles Edward and Irma Lucille Dixon Heibel.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Vicki Sue Sansom Heibel whom he married October 20, 1967; one son, James Michael Heibel and wife, Katrina, of Waverly, and two daughters, Teresa Williams and husband, Steve of Waverly, and Laura Vance and husband, Gary of Piketon, Ohio; three sisters, Rebecca McCoy, Susan Evans, and Cathy Barnett and husband, Joseph all of Waverly; seven grandchildren, Joshua and Landon Whitmore, Hunter Havens, Brandon Hughes, and Aaron and Emilee Heibel; one step granddaughter, Calli Willis and husband, Daniel; one great grandson, Jordon Whitmore; and a step granddaughter, Alivia Willis.
He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, John Evans and Alfred McCoy.
He was owner of J.F. Heibel Electric in Waverly, member of Orient Masonic Lodge #321 of Waverly, Pike County Shrine Club, life member of AMVETS, American Legion Merritt Post #142 where he served as Adjutant, 40&8, and was President of the Pike County Veteran's Service Board. He was a member of the NECA, I.B.E.W. Local 575, and was a U.S.A.F. veteran of the Vietnam War.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday at Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Waverly, with Pastor Brian Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Union Cemetery with Military Graveside services conducted by American Legion Merritt Post #142 of Waverly. Friends may call on Thursday from 5:00-8:00 P.M. and Friday from 12:00 noon-1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be held Thursday at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the J.F. Heibel Scholarship Fund c/o First National Bank, 107 N. Market St., Waverly, OH 45690.
Botkin Hornback Funeral Home LLC.
314 East North Street
Waverly, OH 45690
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Mar. 27, 2014