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Palm Memorial - Worden Chapel

140 South 6th Street, Chowchilla, CA

OBITUARY

Henry Donald Heffington

June 15, 1940July 10, 2020

Henry Donald Heffington Sr. a life-long resident of Chowchilla, California passed away in Merced, California on July 10, 2020 at the age of 80 years. Henry, who was affectionately known as Duck and Pop, was born to Troy and Alta Heffington on June 15, 1940. He grew up in Chowchilla, and was very loved by his community. He was a master gardener and was known as having the “Biggest and Best Tomatoes in town. He was a family man, and would do anything that he could to support his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Alta Heffington; wife, Judith Ann Heffington; son, Henry Donald Heffington Jr.; and daughters, Susan Elizabeth and Angela Kay Heffington. He is survived by his 11 grandchildren, Jeffrey Heffington, Matthew Heffington, Tiffany Williams, Saryna Heffington, Christina Heffington, Shayna Norman, Mellissa Steele, Malori Ross, Michael Heffington, Shyanna Ross, and Jimmy Donald Heffington, and sisters, JoAnn Davis and Darlene Johnson. He is also survived by 22 great grandchildren. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a Celebration of Life will be held in September.

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John Krotter

July 29, 2020

My friend Duck, a man respected by men. He gave you a breath of fresh air when you seen him. He would make you feel special and give all the time needed when in need. My memories with him or treasures in my heart. I admired his love for Susie, it showed every time you seen them. Rest in peace. John Jacob Kenneth Krotter son of George Krotter.

Brenda Ashton

July 27, 2020

Pops I will never forget you and all the things I learned from you. Pops was an avid domino player and he loved to work with wood he made beautiful woodwork. He was the nah, the myth, and a legend . Rest easy Papa see you on the other side much love and respect the all the family

William Ledbetter

July 18, 2020

Donald. aka Duck was a class mate and a good friend. The last time I saw Donal was back in the seventies. I played basketball with him and we made and shared many experiences and memories growing up in Chowchilla in the 50's.
Prayers and sympathies to his family.
RIP my friend

Frank Collard

July 18, 2020

Donald Duck Heffington was a long time friend of mine. We ran around together all through school and remained friends throughout our adult lives although we lived in different parts of the state. Duck was a super athlete and was an excellent basketball player. Duck always finished the game as the high point player.
My heartfelt sympathies go out to Donald’s family. Peace and love to my dear friend.
Frank Collard

Larry Ashcraft

July 17, 2020

"Duck" and I shared a lot of experiences during our high school years as we grew up together. He was a good friend and, most of the time, very helpful. He was fun to be around as he was easy going, and oft time a jokester. It is good to know that he is at peace now, and wondering when the rest of his high school friends will be joining him.

donny stiggins

July 15, 2020

see ya in the next world, duck, love and respect to all the family

donny stiggins

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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