WILLIAM J. HEFNER, 95, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 in Fort Wayne. Born in Van Buren, Ind., William owned Hefner Chevrolet for more than 30 years. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces (Air Corps) from 1942 to 1945. He has been an influential member of the Fort Wayne community for many years. He had a passion for business and giving back to the community. He also enjoyed traveling and old cars. Surviving are his wife of 73 years, Bonnie; granddaughter, Aimee (Joseph) Myers of Fort Wayne; great-grandchildren, Sydney and Joseph David Myers; and sister, Joan (Raymond) Spalding of Marion, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Marjorie Hefner; son, David James Hefner; brothers, Kenneth and Lawrence Hefner; and sister, Madonna Booth. Service is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Jeff Lehn officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home. Entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian School or William J. & Bonnie L. Hefner Foundation. To sign the online guest book, please go to www.domccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 18, 2014
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls
8325 Covington Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46804