Ricky L. Heyen, 57, of West Terre Haute, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was employed as a custodian with Indiana State University for 35 years. He was born Jan. 9, 1960, in Terre Haute, to Earl Heyen and Patricia Wilson Heyen.
Survivors include two brothers, Dennis Heyen of Bloomington, Ind., and Stephen Heyen of Spencer; aunts, Loretta Heyen, Mary Heyen and her companion Jim Toney, and Beverly Williams and her husband John, all of Terre Haute; uncle, Charles Wilson of Florida; a special aunt and uncle, Ronald and Maria Heyen of West Terre Haute; and a special cousin, Charles Wilson Jr. and his wife Lisa of Terre Haute.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Ricky enjoyed going to the Valley Grill every day, where he met with friends for food and fellowship. Cremation was chosen with a private family graveside service and burial of his ashes in Dunlap Cemetery. Care and arrangements were entrusted to Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.
Published on April 26, 2017