Marvin E "Buck" Heston
03/31/1932 - 03/13/2020
Obituary for Marvin E "Buck" Heston
Marvin Eugene “Buck” Heston passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2020 after a 9 month battle with cancer. Marv was born March 31, 1932 in Hamilton, IN to the late Hubert and Hazel Heston. He graduated from Hamilton High School. He earned his business degree from TriState University (Trine University) in 1953. Upon graduating he enlisted in the Army and was assigned to a Tank Brigade to guard Fort Knox. In 1954, he married the love of his life, Sharon Sprott, and they were married 59 ½ years. Upon discharge in 1955, he set out on a career of 58 years in sales of automotive parts, retiring at age 81 in 2013. Marv was a member of the Elks Lodge 155 for 52 years, and American Legion Post 296 for 50 years. Marv loved golf (3 hole in ones), bowling (a perfect game), I.U. basketball, the Chicago White Sox, and watching and participating in his grandchildren and great grandchildren’s many activities. Marv leaves behind many wonderful memories and those who grieve: son, Scott (Rhonda) Heston. grandchildren: Angie Papenbrock; Jeremy (Kristen) Mickelini, of Avon, OH; Angela (Chris) Morales; Travis (Katelyn) Heston of Knightstown, IN; Leslie (Andy) Cavacini. Sister Connie (Bill) Stepp of Wellsville, NY, and 9 great grandchildren. Marv was proceeded in death by his wife Sharon, sons Kevin and Doug, granddaughter Courtney, and special friend Betty Greaf. DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS PANDEMIC, FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Trine University Books and Beyond Fund, American Legion Post 296, Elks National Foundation Inc, Cancer Services of N. E. Indiana or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com
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