J. Richard HeisyJune 5, 1927 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 90)
J. Richard Heisey, 90, of Mount Joy, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Alvin and Edna (Koser) Heisey. Richard was the husband of the late Ethel J. Heisey who passed away on January 26, 2017.
Richard drove truck for Moore Dairy and later Penn Dairy. In his earlier years he worked on various farms. Richard was a member of the Local #771 Teamsters. He enjoyed farming, yard work, anything John Deere and most of all spending time with his family.
Richard is survived by three children, Ricky L. Heisey of Elizabethtown, Linda Risberg, wife of Douglas of Mount Joy and Jere Heisey of Mount Joy; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and two sisters, Ellen Wolgemuth of Mount Joy and Nancy Erisman, wife of Kenneth of Elizabethtown.
A funeral service honoring J. Richard’s life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at Mount Joy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.