George R. Heiss, 77, of Beverly, Ohio, died Saturday (Sept. 15, 2012) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born Sept. 1, 1935, in Beverly, Ohio, son of Joseph A. and Delilah P. Nicholas Heiss. He had built silos, was a truck driver for Huck Brothers and hauled asphalt materials. He had owned and operated Heiss Plumbing and Electric for many years. He attended Waterford High School and was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Sons of the American Legion Post #389 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #3665 in Beverly, Moose Lodge #2382 in Lowell and the K of P. Lodge.
He was married May 22, 1954 to Camilla Offenberger Heiss who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Charlene "Sis" Hall of Beverly and Chris Schweikert and husband Doug of Waterford; four sons, Rod Heiss and wife, Candy, of Lowell, Rick Heiss and wife, Teresa, of Marietta, Steve Heiss and wife, Marjorie, of Waterford and Andy Heiss and wife, Liza, of Beverly; 16 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; three brothers, Donivan Heiss and wife Fay of Waterford, Bernard "Bunt" Heiss of Waterford and Leonard Heiss and wife, Sharon, of Worland, Wyoming; sister-in-law, Rosemary Heiss of Waterford; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Russell Joseph Heiss; son-in-law, Dennis Hall; brother, Fred Heiss and twin infant brothers; sister-in-law, Norma Heiss.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church with Monsignor Robert Kawa officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly. A Christian wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Donations may be made to Marietta Home Health and Hospice or St. Bernard Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.