Robert Franklin "Buddy" Heishman

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Entered into rest on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Branson, Missouri, Mr. Robert Franklin "Buddy" Heishman, husband of Freda Rose Heishman.

Mr. Heishman was a native of Woodstock, VA, but lived in Augusta, GA for the last 25 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired as a Sergeant Major from the US Army with 21 years of service.

After retirement, he worked for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for many years. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Augusta where he belonged to the Lutheran men's group and sang in the early service choir. He was a 50-year Scottish Rite Mason, Knight Commander Court of Honour Red Cap recipient, Past Master of Webb Lodge #166 and had dual membership with Cassia Lodge #142, AF & AM in Woodstock, VA. He loved to play golf. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Mr. Heishman was preceded in death by the late Mary Susan Ambrose, Woodstock VA.

Surviving family members include a daughter, Gale Heishman Cogswell; a son, Robert Franklin Heishman, Jr. and wife Jean; grandchildren: Janine Ann Heishman, Glenda Louise Heishman, Paul Robert Heishman, Dr. Alexis Cogswell Schnoor and husband Eric; sister: Linda Cecil and husband Ralph; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Edinburg VA with Pastor Bob Jones, Jr. officiating.

Memorials may be made to: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 2395 Readus Rd., Edinburg, VA 22824 or a .

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on May 14, 2014
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