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John A. "Jackie" Heishman, Jr.

Died: September 4, 2019

John A. “Jackie” Heishman, Jr., 72, of Frederick County, VA passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Berkeley Springs Center.

Mr. Heishman was born in 1947 in Winchester, VA, son of the late Carrie and John Heishman, Sr. He worked at Valley Proteins for 10 years, National Fruit for 19 years, and as an anima…read more

John A. “Jackie” Heishman, Jr., 72, of Frederick County, VA passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Berkeley Springs Center.

Mr. Heishman was born in 1947 in Winchester, VA, son of the late Carrie and John Heishman, Sr. He worked at Valley Proteins for 10 years, National Fruit for 19 years, and as an animal handler at Winchester Livestock Exchange for 40 years. Mr. Heishman enjoyed trail rides, loved animals, and messing with his horses. He always had an ear for country music.

On July 26, 1976 Mr. Heishman met the love of his life, Nancy Riggleman.

Surviving with Nancy of 43 years are daughters, Wanda McFadden (Dennis) and Linda Tyson both of Winchester, VA, Judith Turner of Woodstock, VA, and Charlotte Salvador (Terry), whom he raised as his own, of Winchester, VA; sons, Victor Riggleman (girlfriend, Debra Barbour), Jack Riggleman, Jr. (girlfriend, Cindy Bayliss), Kenneth Riggleman (Lisa) all of Winchester, VA, Roger Riggleman (Jackie) of Berkeley Springs, WV; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great, great-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers.

Dolly, a horse Mr. Heishman had for many years, preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends from 10 am to 12 pm on Saturday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 12 pm with Mr. Nelson Caldwell officiating. Interment will be in Mount Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hayfield, Virginia.

Serving as pallbearers will be James Foster, Eddie Foster, Gary Foster, Jerry Foster, Noah Caldwell, and Nelson Caldwell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jackie’s memory to Round Hill Community Fire and Rescue, 141 Spinning Wheel Lane, Winchester, VA 22603.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Mount Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery
Hayfield, Virginia


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Round Hill Community Fire and Rescue
141 Spinning Wheel Lane
Winchester, Virginia 22603


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