James Heiser

February 3, 1930 - July 10, 2009

02/03/1930 - 07/10/2009

Past Services

Friday July 17, 2009

Friday July 17, 2009
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23608
757-874-4200 | Directions

James Robert Heiser, Sr., 79, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away Friday, July 10, 2009. Jim, an over 30-year resident of the Peninsula, retired from the U.S. Army with over 26 years of service in 1973 as a Sergeant First Class in the Military Police Corps. Jim was a proud veteran with many overseas assignments which included Southeast Asia and Europe. With over half of his Army service spent in Germany, Jim lived many years in his beloved second home of Dahn, Germany. Upon his retirement from the Army, he embarked on a second career at Yorktown Naval Weapons Station where he retired in 1992.

Jim is survived by his wife, Rosemarie Heiser, his brother Carl Heiser and his wife Nancy, his son James Heiser and his wife Heather, and two grandsons, Jakob and Nikolaus, and his nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 17th at 1:00 PM at the Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel, 12983 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23608 followed by internment at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fischer House a hospitality house where military families can stay while their loved ones are in the hospital, http://www.fisherhouse.org on line or mailed to Fisher House™ Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850.

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