George Eugene Heist

Born: Mon., Oct. 17, 1932
Died: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018


Visitation

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.


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George Eugene Heist, 85 of O’Fallon, Missouri passed away Thursday, August 9 at Delmar Gardens on the Green in Chesterfield, Missouri.  He was born on October 17, 1932 in Montpelier, Ohio to Ralph Eugene and Helen Marie (Long) Heist.  George graduated from Montpelier High School in 1950.  He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Korean War as a Tank Gunner in Germany.

George was an auditor for Moose Haven in Aurora, Illinois, and worked for Corning Glass Works in Greenville, Ohio.  He also was a shoe salesperson for a retail outlet in Greenville and the Mishawaka Shoe Company.  

George is survived by a daughter Mindy (Donald) Elledge of O’Fallon, Missouri, two sons Kevin (Leigh) Heist of Angola, Indiana and Lane Heist of Galion, Ohio; five grandchildren, Chad (Michael McKenna) Elledge, Jordan and Ryan Elledge, Michael Jennings and Jacob VanVleet.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, step father Eston E. Cole, and wife Judy (Mills) Heist.

Visitation for George will be held on Wednesday, August 15 from 4-7 pm at the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier.  Services will be on Thursday at 11 am at the funeral home.  The interment will follow at Floral Grove Cemetery in Pioneer.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pathways Hospice Patient Foundation 14805 N. Outer 40 Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017.

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Lane Heist
   Posted Sat August 11, 2018
Condolences to those who knew Gene Heist.

Sacramenta Landrum
   Posted Mon August 13, 2018
To the Heist family and friends please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one George. You will be reunited with George again very soon right here on a brand new Paradise Earth under Jesus Christ Kingdom rule Daniel 2: 44 that he taught his followers the pray to come in the Lord's Prayer Matthew 6:9,10, no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.

Brian Connell
   Posted Thu August 16, 2018
Lane, so sorry to hear about your father. God bless him and all the family.

Ron and Linda McNew Nelson
   Posted Tue August 21, 2018
Lane and family,
We were saddened to read about the passing of your father. Please accept our sympathy and prayers.
The Ron nelson Family

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