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David Heimbach

d. July 29, 2014

David Carl Heimbach, 66, of 1855 Wabash Rd., for the past 40 years, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

He was born October 4, 1947, in Forest Hill, a son of the late Norman and Mildred (Aikey) Heimbach. On May 5, 1990, in Forest Hill, he married the former Dorothy Mae Delsite, who survives.

Dave attended Mifflinburg Area High School.

He served as a private 1st Class in the Army. Following Daves honorable discharge on January 1, 1973, he worked for a brief time at the Milton Steel Mill, before he began his 41 year career at Chef Boyardee/Con-Agra Foods, Milton, where he was still employed at the time of his passing.

Dave was an avid hunter and fisherman. He looked forward to his yearly trips to Quebec, Canada, where he and his brothers and work buddies enjoyed reeling in the biggest pike and wall-eyes. Earlier in life, Dave enjoyed cheering on his son Steve, who played on the Mifflinburg Wildcats football team, and his daughter, Amanda, who played on the State Champion Mifflinburg Wildcats softball team. He loved sitting on the porch with Dot and visiting with friends and family.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 24 years, are one son and daughter-in-law, Steven G. and Becky Heimbach of Lewisburg; one daughter, Amanda A. and her partner Kirsten of Fleetwood; two adopted sons, James Unangst of Mifflinburg, and Glen Bell, III of Milton; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Merrill and Carol Heimbach of Mifflinburg, Marlin Heimbach of Milton, and George and Sally Heimbach of Mifflinburg; four sisters, Thelma Smith of Milton, Dorothy Smith of Mifflinburg, Twila Lose of Mifflinburg, and Joyce Gamble of Northumberland; three sisters-in-law, Barbara, Nancy, and Wanda; and three brothers-in-law, Bill, Donnie, and Dennis.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Leroy, and Harry; three sisters, Jenny, Margaret, and Martha; one brother-in-law, Bob; and one sister-in-law, Shirley.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg. A graveside service will be conducted at 12 noon, at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with full military honors by the Mifflinburg American Legion and area veterans.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to either the Muncy V.F.W. Post 3428, 12 N. Market St., Muncy, PA 17756, or the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

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Visitation Details

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 10:00am - 11:30am, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc.

Service Details

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 12:00pm, Forest Hill Cemetery

Interment Details

Forest Hill Cemetery

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