Don Ray Hefner

July 27, 1944June 12, 2013

Donald Ray Hefner, 68, of Louisville passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Don was an Air Force veteran. He retired from Naval Ordnance of Louisville after more than 20 years of service and from Kentucky Air National Guard with over 25 years of service. Don was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Abraham Masonic Lodge #8.

Don is preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Gladys Hefner.

He is survived by his children, Greg Hefner (Kellie) and Holly Hefner-Zeitz (Brian); grandchildren, Brandy Von Bleicken, Heather Zeitz, Mara Zeitz, Kristie Zeitz, Kellie Zeitz, Sean Hefner, and Colin Hefner; and brother, Gary Hefner (Eva).

A funeral service to honor the life of Don will be 10am on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Evergreen Funeral Home, with entombment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8pm on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to American Red Cross.


  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 15, 2013

Don Ray Hefner

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Chaplain Rita

June 16, 2013

Please accept our condolences from the Hosparus In Patient Care Center

Harry Page

June 14, 2013

Please accept my condolences for the family's loss.

NOSL Retiree

kellie zeitz

June 14, 2013

I love my gpal I am going to miss gpal a lot I know he is going to not hurt but he is also going to see his parents

Paul Wishart

June 13, 2013

I lost my best friend , He taught me a lot when we were in the Air Force, and through the rest of our lives. I will miss him tremendously

Louis Beck

June 13, 2013

So very very sorry to hear about Don. I remember him well. He was a good person and a fellow grad of "62".

Paul & Sheila Wishart

June 13, 2013

A great friend for over 50 yrs. we are truly saddened of his passing so early he will be greatly missed and those long conversations and Don just being Don. Deepest sympathy to all his family, I know their hearts are heavy in Jesus name , Lord wrap them in your everlasting arms with your love, peace and strength, amen.

June 13, 2013

I loved my dad more than anything he was and still is ONE of a kind never will there be another! til we see each other again Your daughter Holly Z.

June 13, 2013

I am saddened to hear of Don's passing. He was a wonderful man and I enjoyed working with him in the KyANG. May God bless his family and surround you all with His love.

jesse frazier

June 13, 2013

sorry to hear abuut dons passing it is always sad to lose a classmate