September 15, 1921 - December 4, 2019
Robert Heeb, 98, formerly of Rushville, Indiana, passed into the arms of His Lord Jesus, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:35 pm. Robert was born on Sept 15, 1921 to Von and Lula (Pulliam) Heeb. He was the fifth of 9 children, all having preceded him in death. Robert was a 1939 graduate of Rushville High School. Robert served in the Army during WWII. He was first stationed in Panama where he was assigned to search light and security detail for nearly 2 years. As the war was drawing to a close he and his unit reported stateside to Fort Benning, Georgia where they were being prepared to attack Japan. While there, he also served as Sergeant Quarter Master of supplies where he received a commendation for his work. He was honorably discharged in 1945 and returned to Rushville. Following the war, he worked as a driver for Sadan Oil company, Kent shoe store and finally for the Rushville Post office. He retired in 1984 after 35 years of service. On June 1, 1952, he married his loving wife of 67 years, Roselian (Cranford) Heeb. Together they had 4 children, John (Sheri) of Celina OH, Timothy (Jeanne), of Bloomington IN, David Heeb and Cynthia (Dale) Bolte from Columbus IN. He and his wife were grandparents to 10 grandchildren and looking forward to the arrival of their first 2 great grandchildren in the spring. Robert was a devout Christian, living and sharing his faith daily. He was a Sunday school teacher and Elder for many years at Sexton Christian Church and later Rushville Church of Christ. While unable to attend church after moving to Columbus due to health, he was served by many fellow Christian's from the churches of East Columbus Christian and First Baptist Church of Columbus. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, son, brother and friend. He truly walked as Jesus commanded. He will be truly missed. He taught us to lean on our heavenly Father in all circumstances. As we rejoice in his gift of eternal life, we grieve only for ourselves. He was a true gentleman. This is not goodbye but a “see you later". Until we meet again Services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville. Friends are welcome to visit from Noon until service time on Saturday. Ron Bridgewater from East Columbus Christian Church will preside. Burial will be in Rushville’s East Hill Cemetery. The Rush County Veteran’s Honor Guard will provide graveside military rites. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to Our Hospice.
Robert Heeb, 98, formerly of Rushville, Indiana, passed into the arms of His Lord Jesus, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:35 pm. Robert was born on Sept 15, 1921 to Von and Lula (Pulliam) Heeb. He was the fifth of 9 children, all having preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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