Robert Steven Heinen, 40

January 15, 2011
  • Robert Steven Heinen
Robert Steven Heinen

JAN. 13, 1971-JAN. 13, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — Robert Steven Heinen, 40, of 604 Forest Grove Ave. in Jacksonville, N.C., passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at his home.

Born Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1971, in Fort Meade, Md., he was the son of Charles Edward Heinen of South Carolina and Barbara Lou Heinen-Stitzel of Hagerstown, Md.

He attended North Hagerstown High School. He was a self-employed truck driver and a former employee of Blue Gray Towing in Hagerstown. Steve loved being surrounded by his family and loved to laugh. He was an avid NASCAR and Cowboys fan. He also enjoyed fishing and driving his truck on the wide open road.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Barbara Sue Heinen; daughters, Hannah Isabella Heinen-Rinebolt and husband, LCpl Daniel USMC, of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Bethany Elizabeth Heinen, Brittney Carol Kreit, Tamekia Chevelle Heinen and Stephanie Lynn Heinen, all of Hagerstown; sister, Mary Denise Holsinger; brother, Joel Jon Gowan; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Winton Burger II and Carolyn Burger; brother-in-law, Winton Burger III and wife, Jodie; sister-in-law, Sherry Fugazzotto and husband, Mark; nephews, David and Reggy Holsinger, Garrett Burger, and Victor, Nicholas and Jacob Fugazzotto; nieces, Oliva Jones and Adalynn Burger; and grandchildren, Kaylee Annabelle Rinebolt, Jesiah Michael Heinen and Donevan James Merete.

Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD 21742, with Chaplin Katherin Lippy officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help with the funeral expenses.

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