Charles Lester Heddinger

HEDDINGER, CHARLES LESTER, 83, of Middletown, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center.

Charles was an Army veteran and P.O.W. who spent 37 months in a Korean Prison Camp. He was a lifetime D.A.V. Member and an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Volunteer Fire Department Hose Company No. 2 in Apollo, PA. A Master Mason and a member of the West Milton Ohio Lodge 577, he was also a member of the VFW Post 1170 in Middletown, KY, on Evergreen Road.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Delia McKnight Brooks; and is survived by his stepdaughter, Bettye Jean Shell; his three grandsons, Todd (Kirsten), Daniel (Pam) and David; and one great-granddaughter, Molly Frances Shell.

A memorial service will be held Monday, at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post #1170, 107 Evergreen Road. Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville, was entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VFW Post 1170.



Funeral Home

Ratterman Brothers - East Louisville
12900 Shelbyville Road Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 244-3305

Published in The Courier-Journal from May 9 to May 12, 2013