Rickey Heffner, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., passed away July 30, 2013, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.
He was born on September 10, 1947, in Gobler, Mo., and was the son of the late William Earl Heffner and Effie (Branham) Heffner Shawen.
He was united in marriage to Janice Brawner in January of 1966.
His parents and his brother, Jackie Heffner, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife Janice Brawner Heffner of Cherokee Village, Ark.; daughter, Patricia Heffner Woods of Cherokee Village, Ark.; grandson, Michael Woods, Jr. of North Carolina; granddaughter, Jamie Woods of Cherokee Village, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Carrens officiating. Burial was in Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis, Ark. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday afternoon prior to services.