July 1, 2016


Gary Dean Heilman

Gary Dean Heilman, 45, of Ashland, suddenly left this life to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was born September 23, 1967 in Medina, to Robert Heilman and Arlinda Hamilton.

He grew up in Polk and graduated from Mapleton High School in 1985. Gary had worked as a top grill cook at Lyn-Way Restaurant in Ashland the past 13 years, and was a member of the Winning Side Baptist Church in Norton.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Vickie (Casto) Heilman, whom he married on June 20, 1997; his mother, Arlinda Gonzalez; father, Robert (Josephine) Heilman, Sr.; siblings, Robert (Debbie) Heilman, Jr., Virginia (Aaron) McClellan, Johnny (Marcy) Heilman, David (Erin) Hundley; grandmother, Ruth Hamilton; step brother and sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Lee Heilman; and grandfather, Charles Hamilton, Sr.

Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 22, 2013, 11 A.M., at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122). Pastor Tim Hileman will officiate. Burial will follow at Congress Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help with expenses, c/o Winning Side Baptist Church, 3200 Easton Rd., Norton, OH 44203.

Online tributes may be left at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com