HECKATHORN, Leonard Carl Sr. of Yorkville, Ohio, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at home. He was born February 7, 1950 in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of late Harry A. and Alma M. Curry Heckathorn.
He was a retired coal miner with Consol Energy. In addition to his parents he was preceded by his wife Sheliah, a son Stephen Heckathorn, a sister Donna Armstrong, three brothers: Harry, Durwood, and Robert Heckathorn.
Surviving are his companion Sandra Walton of Yorkville, two sons; Richard (Barbara Dolak) Heckathorn of Blaine, Ohio, Leonard C. (Carol) Heckathorn Jr. of Wheeling, and a daughter Michelle (Carl) Richter of Wheeling; two sisters, Gail (Butch) Duffy of Bridgeport, Ohio, Connie Taylor of Proctor, WVa; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends received 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday June 29, 2013 with Rev. Bob Gobeel officiating. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.