Obituary for David Lee Hecksel

David Lee Hecksel

Birth Date: Jan. 21st, 1953
Date Passed: Dec. 7th, 2012


David Lee Hecksel, aged 59 of Ravenna, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Poppen Hospice Residence in Muskegon. David was born on January 21, 1953 in Muskegon to Sherman and Kathleen (Mellow) Hecksel and graduated from Coopersville High School with the class of 1971. He operated Hecksel’s Auto Repair in Ravenna for over 30 years, retiring in 2005 due to his battle with MS. In 1982, he married Joyce (Moser) Bitson, and they celebrated 23 years together before she preceded him in death in 2005. David was also preceded in death by his parents, his nephew Sherman John Hecksel, and his niece Isabel Joy Umlor. He will be greatly missed by his brothers Sherman (Ruth) Hecksel, Gary (Elaine) Hecksel, and Philip Hecksel all of Coopersville, his sister Kathy (Joe) Young of Ravenna, and many nieces and nephews. Private family services were held at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna, and burial will take place at Nunica Cemetery. Those who wish to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider Harbor Hospice, 1050 W. Western Ave. Suite 400, Muskegon, Michigan 49441.



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