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James M. Heidelberg


James M. "Jim" Heidelberg, 77, of Lakehills, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. He was born in Bay Springs, Mississippi on Nov. 18, 1937, to Samuel and Floy Heidelberg.
Jim married Esther Ruth Reynolds on Jan. 31, 1957, in Harris County.
He worked in construction at JM Heidelberg Co. and co-owned Dusti's Supermarket and Hardware. Jim enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, camping and playing his guitar.
He is survived by his wife, Esther Ruth Heidelberg; sons, Duane Heidelberg and his wife, Susan; Ricky Heidelberg and his wife, Robin; and Derek Maxey and his wife, Kristen; daughter, Vicki "Skipper" Maxey; brothers, Richard "Bud" Heidelberg and Michael Heidelberg; sisters, Janie Brymer and Omega Sullivan; grandchildren, Marie Smith, Dusti Maxey, Crystal Maxey, Caleb Heidelberg, Joshua Heidelberg, Jessie Flores, Hannah Heidelberg, Andrew Heidelberg, Autum Heidelberg and Matthew Heidelberg; great-grandchildren, Slade, Gage, Jayden, Apple, Shawn, Brodie, Madison, Liam, Jaxton and Luke; and nephew Roy Dale West.
Jim was predeceased by his parents, brother Alfred Heidelberg and daughter Debbie Joyce Heidelberg.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, Jan. 24, at Lakehills United Methodist Church with the Rev. Celia Halfacre officiating.
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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.