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Hans Reinhardt Heinz

Culpeper, Virginia

Nov 13, 1938 – Nov 2, 2017


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Clore-English Funeral Home Obituary

Hans Reinhardt Heinz passed away November 2, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He was born on November 13,1938 to German parents in the town of Bachki-Jarek, Yugoslavia, in the Balkan region settled by ethnic Germans during the 18th century. During the later stages of the Second World War the...

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I first met Col. Heinz through my son, Matt Peters, who was part of the JROTC program at Culpeper. Through your vision, you helped Matt to mold his character and take to heart the principles that many young people miss today.

Matt has passed away now, but the training that he received through your guidance was so helpful in his life.

I went to the Veteran's Ceremony on Saturday,and missed your presence. You would always remember to ask about Matt every time I saw...

My condolences to the Heinz family. I was very saddened to hear of Colonel Heinz passing. Colonel Heinz was my JROTC instructor in 1985. He was an engaging instructor who genuinely cared about his students. He was also an exemplary role model and a wonderful person. It was a blessing to have known him and he will be greatly missed.

Erika, Todd, Lauren, Allison, & family,
I am sorry for the loss of your dad, grandfather, and friend. Over the years I

Sending prayers and condolences to the Heinz family. I enjoyed the years that Col Heinz was my JROTC instructor. He instilled many quality principles and values and to never give up in the classroom and field, he was a great teacher and friend. May God bless him for all he did for the Country and and the community. He will be greatly missed by all of those who knew him and may he Rest In Peace.

My condolences to the Heinz family. I enjoyed the years I had with him as my ROTC instructor. He made ROTC so fun and interesting. God bless you for all you did for our country.

Erika, Hans, Boo and Family - We send our deepest sympathies for your loss. Hans, Sr. was a Marine's Marine. More importantly, he was a great husband, father, friend and patriot. Know that he is with Betty now and they are waiting on us to join them. If heaven didn't have a soccer team when the Colonel arrived, we are sure he has already held a Marine formation and has organized his first match. Erika and Hans, your father was very proud of both of you. Stay strong and call on us if you...

To Erika, Hans, Boo, and the Heinz Family I would like to extend my deepest sympathies on the loss of Hans. He was a wonderful friend to my husband,John,and me. He was also a great patriot, the true example of a selfless Marine leader. He cared for his Marines regardless if he was on active duty or a JROTC instructor. He daily lived the Marine Corps values of Honor, Courage, Commitment. I would have been proud to have served with him while I was on active duty; he was a person of the...

Sending out my prayers and condolences to the Heinz family. Col. Heinz was my soccer coach for four years. He instilled into me that never give up attitude on the field and off the field. He was a great coach and friend. I know he will be missed by all that knew him, may he rest in peace.

Boo, sorry for your loss