James F. Heine
HEINE, JAMES F., 73, of Okolona, passed away July 3, 2009 at Signature East Health Care.

He was a retired first sergeant with the U. S. Marines, a life member of the Marine Corps Association, life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Lodge 6, life member of the Derby City Hillbilly Clan # 3, a life member and past commander of the Kosair Legion of Honor, Marine Corps League, Lodge 729, Masonic Lodge, #853, Kosair Shrine Temple and the Kosair Boat Club.

He was preceded in death by his son, David Heine.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, the former Janet Beck; a son, Rick Heine (Debbie); a daughter, Debbi Brandon (Ken); a daughter-in-law, Vickie Heine; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service for Mr. Heine will be conducted noon Thursday at Penn Run Memorial Park, 8504 Pennsylvania Run Road. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to Kosair Charities. Arch L. Heady & Son, Okolona is entrusted with arrangements.

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Published by Courier-Journal on Jul. 6, 2009.
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An outstanding Marine, It was a honor serving with you 1StSgt Heine in VMO-6, at Quang Tri, Oct 68 to Oct 69.
Jerry Chatelain
July 29, 2009
Top Heine, The Man

I will never forget the time spent with you in Viet Nam. I will also never forget you. Rest in Peace Top
Mike Hamilton Cpl. USMC
VMO-6 67-70
Mike Hamilton
July 19, 2009
I served with top in vmo6, an outstanding leader and marine, he will be missed by those who served with him. James Sammons (Louisa,Ky)
July 17, 2009
Friends and family may wish to know that the passing of Jim Heine has been posted at the The United States Marine Corps Combat Helicopter Association.


Semper Fidelis
Tom Constantine
July 16, 2009
He was one Hell Of A Marine. Served with the Top in VMO6.He will be missed. Semper Fi
July 16, 2009
1St Sgt Jim Heine was my first sergeant in Vietnam, Marine Observation Squadron Six, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Quang Tri Combat Base
1968-69. Many of the Marines of VMO-6 reconnected with 1Sgt Heine several years ago. He was well liked,well respected and a fine Marine. The entire Heine family and all of the folks in his community should know that he was held in the highest esteem. God bless you 1Sgt Heine, and Semper Fidelis.

Tom Constantine
US Marine Ret
Tom Constantine
July 16, 2009
Top Heine,

Well done, Marine. Rest in peace. Don't let them stick you with any extra duty up there.

Dave Bushlow Cpl USMC
VMO-6 67-69
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Papaw, I love you so very much! You are one of the greatest men I have ever knew. Your sense of humor is priceless. I will miss you so much. I hope you finally at peace.
Stacey Wallace
July 7, 2009
Papaw! You will truly be missed. I love you! You were such a great man and you were really loved by everyone! We will all meet again! Eddie, Klarissa & I love you very much!
Cassie Brandon
July 6, 2009
Hey Dad,I love you and you will be missed greatly by all.We will all be together again. I LOVE YOU !!
Debbi Brandon
July 6, 2009
Jim will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The "Old Jarhead" is at his final rest.
Rest in peace my friend.
Donald & Martha Reed
July 6, 2009
Semper Fi - Once a Marine always a Marine. May Our Lord be with the family during this time and may Jim now rest in peace. We the Marines of MCL Det. #729 send our thoughts and prayers to the family. Bill Gividen, Chaplain Det.#729
July 6, 2009
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