Robert Guinn Heffernan
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Robert Guinn Heffernan
  • February 8, 1961 - December 20, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Robert "Bob" Heffernan, 56, passed from this life on December 20, 2017 in Houston, TX after a heroic battle with cancer.

Bob was born February 8, 1961 to Robert and Mary Ruth (Fincher) Heffernan. He had many skills--he could build, repair, or cook almost anything. Bob founded multiple businesses in his time, but was most proud of his food trailer, Heffernan BBQ. He enjoyed telling tall tales with a glass of red wine, spending time with his family, and serving his famous brand of BBQ to others.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Heffernan. He is survived by his mother, Mary Ruth; wife of 31 years, Jeannie; his oldest son, Cole and wife, Brittney; his youngest son, Evan; and extended family and friends.

His family will miss him more than words can say, but they are a people of faith and believe they will see him again one day.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 22nd at Brookside Funeral Home Champions, 3410 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Houston, TX 77068. Service will commence at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Robert's name to:

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Attn: Tina Camacho

19770 Kingsland Blvd. Ste. 200

Houston, Texas 77094

A special "Thank you" to Dr. Rachel Theriault of MD Anderson and the entire Methodist West staff. Your compassion and kindness were a Godsend in times of strife.

"Keep going. And every once in a while, when you are having a good moment, think of me somewhere fishing." - Bob Heffernan