Joe D. Heeter, 70, of Beavertown, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at his home.
He was born April 27, 1947, in Lewistown, a son of the late Paul and Carrie (Yetter) Heeter.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Christine (Ohl) Heeter, and his brother, Jack Heeter.
"I was finally able to go Home. I give God the thanks for the Christian helpmate he brought into my life and the family we had. I thank Him for saving me. The only accomplishments that will last, were done in His service"- Joe
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Joshua and Heather Heeter, of Beavertown; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Erik Eberz, of Elizabethtown; one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Dallas Fisher, of Carlisle; one sister-in-law, Bev Heeter, of Beavertown; his four grandchildren which were the joy of his life, Ella, Jackson, Liam and Charlotte Heeter; and many loved nieces and nephews.
Joe was a 1965 graduate of West Snyder High School.
He worked as a farmer and lumberman until his passing.
He attended Samuel's Church in McClure.
In his free time he enjoyed reading, word puzzles, nature, the Bible, singing to and reading stories to his grandchildren.
Friends and family will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Samuel's Church, McClure, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Clark Kelsey officiating
Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
The family will provide flowers. Joe's request was if you would like to send flowers, please send them to someone living who will appreciate them. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Child Evangelism Fellowship, 7065 Route 522, Middleburg, PA 17842.
Published on November 27, 2017