Ralph L. Heimbaugh

Ralph L. Heimbaugh, 78, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at his home in Morton, Illinois.

He was born on May 28, 1942 in Locust Run, to Marshall and Nellie (Sheerer) Heimbaugh. On May 24, 1969 he married Donna Walters, daughter of John and Clara Walters, also of Locust Run.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Donna Heimbaugh; son, Jason Ralph Heimbaugh, and his fiance Andrea; daughter, Tara Hodgson, and her husband Eric; daughter, Tiffany Brooks, and her husband Aaron; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold “Skip” Heimbaugh and Donald Heimbaugh; and two sisters, Floe Hackenberger and Jean Dunkle.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Clarence Heimbaugh, Jay Heimbaugh, and Leroy Heimbaugh.

A graduate of Juniata College, he worked for Caterpillar for 38 years, including two years working and living with his family overseas in Belgium.

He was an active member of Grace Church in Morton, where a private funeral service will be for immediate family. A graveside service and burial in Locust Run Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to Grace Church, 1325 E. Jefferson St., Morton, IL 61550.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.