Jeffrey Lee Heatherington, son of LeRoy Dean and Betty Lou (Welchans) Heatherington, was born October 20, 1974 in Shenandoah, Iowa. He passed away on July 29, 2017 at his home in Hermitage, Tennessee at the age of 42.
Jeff grew up in Shenandoah. He graduated from Shenandoah High School with the class of 1993. While in high school he was a member of National Honor Society and participated in numerous math competitions. He spent a year at Tulsa University in Oklahoma; then attended a semester at Peru State College in Nebraska.
Jeff enjoyed bowling; he bowled on leagues from the junior bowling program through his adult years. He had attended the national bowling competitions around the U.S. for 20 consecutive years. He also spent some time on the golf course. As a hobby he collected baseball cards. He was a Kansas City Royals and Chiefs fan. He also enjoyed listening to country music.
Jeff worked at the Salvation Army over the past 14 years in both Kansas City, Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee in the accounting department.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents George and Nellie Heatherington and his maternal grandparents Earl "Pete" and Marcene Welchans.
Jeff is survived by his parents LeRoy and Betty Heatherington of Shenandoah, brother David (Alex) Heatherington of Sacramento, CA, sister Amy Lynn Heatherington of Shenandoah, aunts and uncles Mike and Connie Erickson of Essex and Judy Vogler of Lebanon, Missouri, cousins Shelly Erickson and family of Stanton, Matt Erickson and family of Bethesda and Karen Taylor and family of Delta, CO, other family, friends and co-workers.
Celebration of life funeral service will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah.
Burial will be held at the Riverton Cemetery in Riverton.
Memorials may be directed to the Shenandoah Food Pantry.
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