Lloyd E. Heintz

February 17, 1928May 8, 2019

Lloyd E. Heintz, son of the late Edward James Heintz (native of New Orleans) and Julia Ormsby Heintz (native of Belize, B.H.), passed away on May 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Lexie (Becky) Dodd Heintz, after 41 years of true love and devotion. His siblings, all deceased, were George Bede Heintz, Lt. Col Edward J. Heintz, USMC, PFC Louis Ewing Heintz, Army (KIA Anzio, Italy during WWII) and Ina Joyce Heintz Christmann. He was the loving father of Helen Kersh Saxon (husband Jack Saxon) and Cynthia Anne Heintz (Frank Assunto, deceased) and stepfather to James Everett Kersh of Rankin County, MS (deceased). Grandfather of Alison Kersh, Jay Kersh, Kent Saxon, Lloyd Saxon, Nicholas Anthony Assunto, Lexie Marie Assunto and Frank Joseph Assunto, III. Great grandfather of Bree Saxon, Preston Saxon, Brookelynn Saxon, Cali Saxon and KatieLynn Saxon, Brady Kersh, Logan Kersh, Lila Alyse Assunto, Enzo Joseph Assunto, and Giovanni Rizzo Assunto.

Mr. Heintz attended Fortier and Tulane University. He was a sergeant with the Second Infantry Division during the Korean War where he was awarded the Commendation for Meritorious Achievement. He retired as Chief Draftsman from Chevron, U.S.A. Eastern Region.

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, we will be celebrating his life at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home with visitation from 5-8 p.m. The service will be Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alzheimer’s Association in memory of his beloved wife, Lexie Dodd Heintz.


  • Evening Visitation Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 17, 2019

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