James Heine, age 53, of Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:14 a.m. in Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
James was born on November 1, 1963 in Pinckneyville, IL, a son to Larry and Carol (McClurken) Heine. On September 17, 1986, he married Anna Marie Cast in Alto Pass, IL and she survives. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL. He currently worked at Nascote Ind., Nashville, IL for 20 years as a fork lift operator and had previously worked at World Color Press/Spartan Printing, Sparta, IL for 12 years. James enjoyed motorcycle riding, hunting and fishing and loved his ’91 Corvette.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Heine of Pinckneyville, IL; his father, Larry Heine (Marsha Geimer) of Conant, IL; his mother, Carol (Robert “Jack”) Etherton of Springfield, MO; a daughter, Jamie Heine of Pinckneyville, IL; two brothers, Jeril (Theresa) Heine of Pinckneyville, IL and Scott Heine of Fordland, MO; two step-brothers, Jodi (Julie) Hofmeister of Coulterville, IL and Charles Hofmeister of Nashville, IL; a sister, Amy Johnson of Springfield, MO; a special little buddy, Sheldon; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Olga and Archie McClurken; paternal grandparents, Albert and Imal Heine; and stepfather, Robert “Jack” Etherton.
Funeral services were held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Marty DeRoche and Cory McClurken officiating. Interment was in Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to the family.
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