Robert L. Heigel, Jr.

May 8, 1931 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 89)

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Robert L. Heigel, Jr., 89, formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Paramount Senior Living, Maytown.  Born Friday, May 8, 1931, in Elizabethtown, PA, he was the son of the late Robert L. Heigel, Sr. and Ruth (Sowers) Heigel.  He was married to June A. (Miller) Heigel.  June died on October 13, 2014.

A Veteran, Robert proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He was a member of Word of Life Chapel, Bainbridge, where he served for many years as head usher and leader of the senior adult ministry.  He retired as a supervisor from Amp, Inc. where he worked for a number of years.  Bob enjoyed traveling. He loved driving school and tour buses. His other hobby and past time was running Bob’s Bike Shop on College Avenue in Elizabethtown.

He is survived by a son, Keith L. Heigel, married to Marcia, of Marietta and a daughter, Sandy L. Heigel, of Elizabethtown.  Also surviving are two grandchildren, Josiah Heigel, married to Heather, of Landisville; Alicia Etter, married to Brett, of Maytown; two sisters: Peg Heigel Fosnot, married to John; Thelma Heigel Haines; a sister-in-law, Jean Good Heigel; a brother-in-law, Robert Good, as well as Bob’s extended family and caring friends.  In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Helen Heigel Good and Ruth “Sue” Heigel, as well as a brother, James Heigel.

A private graveside service will take place at the convenience of the family in Goods Mennonite Cemetery, Elizabethtown.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Miller-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, 130 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA  17022, 717-367-1543.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to Word of Life Chapel, Attention “Pass the Blessing” Fund, 139 Wickersham Road, Bainbridge, PA  17502,

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Private Interment

Goods Mennonite Cemetery
4374 Bossler Road
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022


Word of Life Chapel, Attention "Pass the Blessing" Fund
139 Wickersham Road, Bainbridge PA 17502
Tel: 1-717-426-1171

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