Winston L. Heisey, 80, of Palmyra, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at Londonderry Village. He was the husband of Elsie M. (Fackler) Heisey, with whom he celebrated 58 years in marriage.
Winston was born in Lebanon on Feb. 21, 1941, to the late John A. and Bertha A. (Young) Heisey.
He was a proud 1959 Cornwall High School graduate. He was the owner and founder of Heisey Machine Company for over 40 years and the designer of the original Heisey floatation sub. He was a member of Annville Church of the Brethren, where he was a deacon and sang in the church choir. He also sang in different men’s choirs and quartets.
He volunteered with disaster work camps, traveling to several states after emergencies. He was a member of the former A-C Jaycees and volunteered with Brethren Volunteer Services. He and his wife enjoyed traveling to every state in the United States at least once.
He enjoyed going to his cabin, eating ice cream and scrapple, watching Western movies, and his history book collection, especially books on the Civil War. He had over 150 history books. For 40 years, he enjoyed playing cards with their dear friends. His greatest love was spending his life with his wife and beloved family.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is his children, Jeffrey L. Heisey, and his wife, Pamela, Debra K. Farese, and her husband, Jeffrey; four grandchildren; and siblings, Jean and David Heisey, Kathleen Turner (Heisey), Robert, Andrew, and Russell Heisey.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, John and Peter Heisey.
There will be a viewing on Thursday, Dec. 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 618 E. Main St., Annville. There will be an additional viewing on Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. at Annville Church of the Brethren, 495 E. Maple St., Annville, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Interment will be in South Annville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to his church, address above, or to Londonderry Village, 1200 Grubb Rd., Palmyra, PA 17078 in his memory.