Dateline: September 29, 2005
Cecil Heckman, age
84, of Walsenburg, Colorado, passed away September 12, 2005. He was born December 12, 1920, to George and Annie Heckman in
Antelope Flat, Texas. He
attended Clarendon schools and graduated in 1940.
PFC Heckman served in
the US Army Seventh Infantry Division in the Pacific during World War II
from 1942-1945. He married
Gertrude Naomi Williams on December 22, 1950.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and one sister, Leola Gillmore of Clarendon.
Survivors include his
wife; two sons, Kenton and Kim; a daughter, Betty Jo; eleven
grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Lowell Heckman of
Pampa and Ray Heckman of Claude.
A graveside military flag presentation and interment were held Thursday, September 15, 2005, at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Fort Lyon, Colorado.
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