Kenneth Earl Heimel, 91 of Union Twp., Berks Co., PA passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Reading Hospital.
Born September 3, 1927 in Mountville, Lancaster Co., PA, he was the son of the late Preston Heimel and Sarah (Bard) Heimel.
Kenneth was the husband of Helen Elizabeth (Miller) Heimel.
He worked 44 years as a truck driver for Yellow Freight and was a Million Miler and was almost a 2 Million Miler before retiring in 1992.
Kenneth was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Amityville, PA. He was also a member of Union Lodge F & AM #479, Rajah Shrine, Reading Consistory, and the American Legion, Bernville, PA.
He served proudly in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and will be buried with military honors.
Surviving along with his wife are son; Andrew K. Heimel of Union Twp., Berks Co., PA, daughter; Jeanette M. wife of Jeff Randall of Allentown, PA, 3 sisters; Patricia Dietrich of Elizabethtown, PA, Gladys Hill of Elizabethtown, PA, and Linda Ogden of Kempton, PA.
He was predeceased by brother, Robert Heimel, and 3 sisters; Betty McCurdy, Donna Sweigart, and Nancy Himmelberger.
A viewing will be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 1312 Old Swede Road Douglassville, PA on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM with a Masonic Service at 11:00 AM and the funeral service to follow at 11:15 AM.
Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Amityville, PA.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Home Association – Kutz Fund, 1312 Old Swede Road Douglassville, PA 19518.