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Dan R. Heginbotham

March 31, 1951 ~ December 3, 2020 (age 69)


Dan R. Heginbotham, 69, of East Brady, passed away peacefully at his home late Thursday evening, December 3, 2020. 


Dan was born in East Brady on March 31, 1951.  He was the son of the late Clyde and Marguerite K. Wiles Heginbotham.  Dan attended school in East Brady, and enlisted in the Marine Corps during the Vietman Conflict.  Dan worked heavy construction in Florida building many bridges and skyscrapers.  He helped his father-in-law in the well drilling business and was an over the road truck driver for many years. Dan also owned his own business, “Doc’s Towing”. He had been a longtime member of American Legion Post 488.  Dan enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, drinking beer, and spending time with his friends and grandkids.  He loved his family and life in general.


Dan was preceded in death by his wife Cheryl Booksing Heginbotham, who died on December 3, 2006. 


Dan is survived by his daughters: Patricia Overlock and her significant other, Benjie Bowser of Kaylor; Dana Hamilton and her husband,Brian, of Karns City; and Michelle Rea and her husband, Joe, of Brady’s Bend; eight grandchildren, Brittany (Trevor), Nicole (Tyler), Ryan, Kayla (Steven), Miranda (Joe), Donovan (Makensie), Hannah (Brian, and Dezarae (Ronnie).  Dan was looking forward to the birth of two great grandchildren, Carter and Stephanie.  Also surviving is a brother, Dale Heginbotham and his wife, Peg, of East Brady.


In addition to his parents and wife, Dan was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald, Ray, and David, and a sister, Judy Snyder. 


Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City, from 4 – 5 p.m. Sunday.  A service with military honors accorded by the Brady’s Bend and Chicora American Legion Posts will follow at 5:00 p.m. from the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City.  Condolences may be sent by visiting

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