Lloyd H. Heller Jr., 75, of Shippensburg, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, from the result of an automobile accident.
He was born Jan. 29, 1944, in Shippensburg. Lloyd was a son of the late Lloyd H. Sr. and M. Roselene Robertson Heller.
Lloyd was a member of the Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg.
Mr. Heller started out teaching history and geography at Big Spring High School, and then went on to teach history, social studies, and family living classes in the Shippensburg school district.
He was the assistant athletic director and a guidance counselor when he retired. He graduated from the Shippensburg High School in 1961, and from Shippensburg University in 1965, where he also earned his Master’s Degree.
He was Chairman of the Shippensburg Athletic Hall of Fame, a member of the PA State Athletics Directors Association, the PA State Educational Association and the PA Association of School Retirees. Lloyd coached 7th and 8th grade basketball at Big Spring and Shippensburg schools.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, M. Kay Billman Heller, whom he married Aug. 20, 1966; one son, Andrew B. Heller and his wife, Stacey, of Atlanta, Georgia; one daughter, Elaine K. Siles and her husband, Henry, of San Diego, California; four grandchildren, Cole J. and Brandon L. Heller and Jack H. and Samuel O. Siles; three siblings, Linda R. Heller of Orrstown, Roger G. Heller and his wife, Nadine, of Falls Church, Virginia, and Barbara A. Orban and her husband, John, of Crossville, Tennessee; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in the Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg. Officiating will be Pastor Bruce Levy and the Rev. Pamela J. Carnes. A visitation will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation, 7 S. Earl St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257, www.drewmichaeltaylor.org; Shippensburg Area Senior High School, Guidance Department, 201 Eberly Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257; The PA Susquehanna Folk Music Society, 378 Old York Road, New Cumberland, Pa. 17070, sfmsfolk.org/info/contribute.html; or the Memorial Lutheran Church, 34 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.