Richard Marion Heisler Jr., 67, of Ardmore, passed away on April 22, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. today in The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Richard was born in Ardmore, to Dick Heisler and Enna Jean (Norton) Heisler on Feb. 17, 1950. He attended high school at Airline High School in Bossier City, La., and graduated in 1968. He went on to earn a degree in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University. He worked as a diesel truck driver for many years where he enjoyed seeing the country and meeting new friends. Richard enjoyed driving all over the country, working out, and being with family and friends. He loved listening to anything Elvis sang and liked sports cars, especially Corvettes. He also enjoyed watching the Texas Rangers, going out to eat, and camping by the lake.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Enna Jean (Norton) Heisler of Ardmore; and father, Dick Heisler of Shreveport, La.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Bridgett Worley and husband, Donald; grandson, Brandon Worley; stepmother, JoAnn Heisler; brother, Johnny McCall and wife, Karen; and two sisters, Susan Freeman and husband, Larry and Melanie Dotting, all from Shreveport, La.; cousin, Loretta Kinard of Ardmore; the love of his life, Madonna Siepman of Bossier City, La., and her children: Jennifer Siepman, Colleen Siepman and Brent Siepman; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Chickasaw Indian Nation CHR staff and the staff at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore, for the wonderful care and compassion provided at such a difficult time.
Memorial donations in Richard’s name can be made to Camp John Marc, 2929 Carlisle Street, Suite 355, Dallas, Texas 75204, and at www.campjohnmarc.org.
Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.