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Stephen Heilig

September 12, 1956 — July 17, 2022

Cramerton

Stephen Heilig

Cramerton – Stephen Lee Heilig, 65, passed away suddenly July 17, 2022.

 

 He was born in Gaston County NC, on September 12, 1956 to the late Lewis Lee Heilig and Jean Davis Heilig.

 

He retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years. He enjoyed working on classic cars and playing video games. Most of all he loved spending time with his grandson.

 

Left to cherish Stephen’s memory is his devoted daughter, Sharda Heilig; Grandson, Devin Lee Chandler; his sister, Robbie Hope Heilig and her son, Ashton Heilig; his best friend and cousin, Keith Heilig and his uncle, Theodore and Kathleen Heilig.

 

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service. A Celebration of Life service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2022 at First Wesleyan Church, Bessemer City with Reverend Dr. Matt Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Long Creek Church Cemetery, Dallas with full military honors

 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Humane Society

 

Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com

 

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Thursday, July 21, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 21, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Thursday, July 21, 2022

3:15 - 4:15 pm (Eastern time)

Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church

210 Long Creek Church Rd, Dallas, NC 28034

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