Harold E. Heacock, age 93, of Bellefontaine, Ohio and formerly of Cardington, Ohio, passed away at 11:20 A.M. Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Logan Acres Senior Community.
He was born in Cardington, Ohio September 20, 1925, to the late Fred and Nellie (Farlee) Heacock.
On September 20, 1959, he married June K. Wilkins and she preceded him in death March 11, 2019. His brothers, Kenneth, Ivan, and Everett and a sister, Dorothy Dewitt also preceded Harold in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Melodie (Mike) Conley of Belle Center, Ohio; a son, Glenn (Julie) Heacock of Huntington, Indiana; three grandsons, Derick (Amber Herron) Endicott of Temple, Texas, Logan Conley of Belle Center and Hunter Heacock of Huntington, Indiana and one granddaughter, Harleigh Heacock of Huntington, Indiana.
He was a proud graduate of Cardington-Lincoln High School where he received his Veterans Diploma May 21, 2017. Harold was a self-employed farmer with his brother Everett and nephew Doug on the Heacock Farms in Morrow County for thirty two years and was a member of the Bellefontaine First United Methodist Church. Harold served in the United States Merchant Marines during World War II from 1944 to 1947. In 1948, the United States Army drafted him and received an honorable discharge in 1949.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 10 to 11 A.M. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
Pastor Ben Shaeffer will then officiate the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. with military rites provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
A graveside burial will take place at 2:30 P.M. at the Marion Cemetery in Marion, Ohio.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
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