A funeral service celebrating the life of Justin Robert Heck, age 30, of Newark, was held October 9, 2018, at the Kirkersville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. Burial took place in Fairmount Cemetery where military honors were observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Justin was born October 4, 1987, in Newark. He passed away unexpectedly on October 3, 2018. Justin was a 2006 graduate of Lakewood High School. He served in the United States Army for four years with the 82nd Airborne Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st/508th Parachute Infantry Regiment and deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. Justin was the owner of Heck’s Construction. He was a wonderful and loving husband and father and his entire family meant the world to him. He loved spending time with his children, riding his motorcycle and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of eight years, Chelsea Ann (Fisher) Heck, whom he married May 15, 2010; three children, Gunnar, Jethro and Evelyn; parents, Jimmy and Tammy Heck; brothers, Jared (Kimberly) Heck and Doug (Grace) Heck; sister, Mackenzie Heck; nephew, Theo Heck; several other nieces and nephews; aunts, Debbie (Jeff) Miller, Glenda Heck and Joey Litteral; uncles, Skip (Sandy) Chadwell and Eric (Angela) Heck; special friend and cousin, Ian Miller; special cousins, Jeff (Sandy) Miller and Brooke (Toby) Reidenbach; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to Justin’s children by going to the funeral home website www.HoskinsonFuneral.com On Justin’s obituary page, please click the link on the left hand side, “Donate Funeral Funds,”,to make a contribution to their fund. You may also leave a message of condolence for the family in the guestbook.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Kirkersville is honored to care for Justin and the Heck family.