Richard H. Heil
Richard H. Heil
  • January 15, 1927 - November 30, 2016
  • Louisville, Kentucky

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Richard Henry Heil, 89, of Crescent Hill, passed away November 30, 2016. He was born January 15, 1927 in Louisville to the late Andrew E. and Josephine Heckman Heil. Richard had worked for Fashion Cleaners and retired from Gary Liquors. Richard served in the US Navy during WWII proudly on the USS O'Brien. He was given the opportunity to try out for the New York Giants minor league baseball team. He was a member of the Sunshine Club and an avid baseball and golf fan.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, LaVerne F. Heil in 2011 and 2 brothers.

He is survived by his children; Rick Heil (Brenda), Steve Heil (Renee), Kathy Husband (Rick), Tony Heil, Denise Fields (Pat), and Lynn Treece (Billy); 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 brother and 2 sisters.

A celebration of his life will be conducted 10 a.m. Monday, December 5, 2016 at Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home, 2428 Frankfort Ave., with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to The American Heart Association.

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