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Dr. Wesley Abraham Heiple

Died: June 9, 2018

Dr. Wesley Abraham Heiple, age 103, of Hendersonville, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 9, 2018, a man admired by all who knew him for his character, even temper and steadfastness. He leaves behind his daughter, Meeslyn Diane Heiple, of Hendersonville, and one granddaughter, Tricia Ann Heiple, and two great-gr…read more

Dr. Wesley Abraham Heiple, age 103, of Hendersonville, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 9, 2018, a man admired by all who knew him for his character, even temper and steadfastness. He leaves behind his daughter, Meeslyn Diane Heiple, of Hendersonville, and one granddaughter, Tricia Ann Heiple, and two great-grandsons, Caleb Christopher and Connor Wesley Heiple-Mullin, all of Bethlehem, GA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ann Heiple, in 2015 and by his only son, Vaughn Wesley Heiple, in 2013.

 

With his union to Dorothy Ann Gashaw on December 14, 1940, he began a 74-year marriage of unusual strength and concord; he was a loving and devoted father. He served with the Seventh Armored Division from 1943 to 1945 and saw action at the Battle of the Bulge. Following his military service, he entered National Chiropractic College in 1946 and graduated with honors in 1949. He retired from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, MI in 1981. He was born March 20, 1915 in Somerset, PA, the second son among seven children of the late George and Neva Barron Heiple.

 

Interment will be at Somerset Memorial Park in Somerset, PA at a later date.

 

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.

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