Donald Dean Heiny, 81, of Idaville, passed away at 9:00 pm, Saturday, July 4, 2020 at White Oak Health Campus.
He was born on April 16, 1939 in White County Indiana to the late Merle and Mabel (Hunt) Heiny.
On June 1, 1958 he married Shirley Best at the Caley Church near Royal Center and she survives.
Donald was a graduate of Royal Center High School. He was the owner and operator of Heiny Construction. He and Shirley also owned and operated the Spring Hills Campground in Kokomo for a number of years. He enjoyed square and round dancing and he was a round dance leader having taught round dancing for 42 years. Donald was a homebody and cherished time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Idaville; his children, Mark (Chris) Heiny of Burnettsville and Teresa (Steve) Wilslef of Idaville; grandchildren, Dean Dilts, Brianna Dilts, Kevin Heiny, and Kim Heiny;great-grandchildren, Jace and Ezekiel "Zeek".
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his sister, Patsy Schmeirer
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11am until the time of funeral services celebrating Donald's life at 2pm at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Pastor Mike Fanning of the Idaville Church of God will officiate services.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Family and friends are encouraged to share a memory or messages of condolence at www.springerfuneralhome.com
The family is encouraging that visitors wear a mask or face covering.