Fredric Jon Heffelfinger
February 23, 1956 ‒ May 01, 2021
Fredric Jon Heffelfinger passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Wooster Community Hospital. He was 65.
He was born on February 23, 1956, in Ashland County to parents Guy & Mildred (Mendlich) Heffelfinger. After he graduated from Loudonville High School with the class of 1975, Fred married his high school sweetheart Sandy McElwain on October 2, 1976. The pair were married for 44 years.
Fred co-owned and operated Heffelfinger Marathon Station with his brother Dave for 45 years in Loudonville. He enjoyed camping locally with his family, watching NASCAR, and loved spending time with his grandchildren, especially his special buddy Hunter. Fred had a great sense of humor and was known for his jokes, and his ability to create nicknames for everyone he met. Fred was loved deeply by those who knew him and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife Sandy Heffelfinger; children Kristy (Dan) Spreng and Jarrod (Mindy) Heffelfinger; grandchildren Lillian Spreng, Warren Spreng, Alexis (Greg) Heffelfinger, Brayden Heffelfinger, Camryn Heffelfinger, Landon Whytsell, and Hunter Heffelfinger; great granddaughter Kinsley Griffin; siblings Phil (Marlene) Heffelfinger, Jackie Brown, Dave (Jackie) Heffelfinger, Jane (Jay) Hollinger, Dan (Cathy) Heffelfinger, Mike Heffelfinger, Mary (Scott) Kirkpatrick, and Susan (Whitey) Harris; father-in-law Al McElwain; sisters-in-law Sharon (Tim) Chanler and Cindy (Tom) Middleton; brothers-in-law Mike McElwain and Jim Devlin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his daughter Nicole Heffelfinger; sisters Judy Devlin and Kay Heffelfinger; and his mother-in-law, Carol McElwain.
The Heffelfinger family will receive friends Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the New Hope Community Church, 637 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio, with the memorial service beginning immediately at 2 p.m. Pastor Rob Paterson will speak and burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery.
Contributions in Fred’s memory to Growing Mohican Families may be made at the church during calling hours or mail to the funeral home, 123 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842.
Snyder Funeral Home-Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Fred’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com