Max E. Heady
FARMERSBURG - Max E. Heady, 96, of Farmersburg, passed away Friday September 20, 2019, in Cobblestone Crossings Health Campus.
He was a barber in Fairbanks and Terre Haute for many years. He was born January 28, 1923, in Terre Haute, to Russell and Minnie R. (Sharpe) Heady.
Max is survived by his daughter, Shirley Williams (Kenny) of Terre Haute; son, Ed Heady (Judy) of Pimento; grandchildren, Abby Hollis (Brandon), Katyann DiSalvo (Danny), Chad Heady (Kelly), and Amy Kelsay (Joe); great-grandchildren, Brittany DiSalvo, Shannon Wheeler (Josh), Zachary DiSalvo, Rachel DiSalvo, Leah DiSalvo, Kyle Hollis, Amber Hollis, Sarah Hollis, Bryan Hollis, Jenna Kelsay, Josie Kelsay, Jack Kelsay, Evan Heady, Emma Heady, and Brandon Hensley (Halley); great-great-grandchild, Rory Hensley; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth (Hunter) Heady, who died July 26, 2015; sister, Louise Heady; and brothers, Charles Heady, Laurel Heady, Paul Heady, and Dane Heady.
Max was a veteran of the US Army 305th Bomb Group during WWII, serving in the European Theater. He also attended Pimento Methodist Church.
There will be no services per Max's request; his ashes will be buried in West Lawn Cemetery in Farmersburg. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff and Max's friends at Bethesda Gardens. DeBaun Springhill Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on September 22, 2019


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7 posts

Oct 03, 2019
I knew Mr Heady from the Dollar General in Shelburn. He was such a sweet man. Our birthday’s were just a day apart. Sure missed his smile and he always told me “ one day at a time” such a great man!!
Susan clements
Sep 27, 2019
Max was such a kind person, we always enjoyed when he came into our office and we got to visit with him ❤ Anywhere you encountered Max I know you left with a smile . Prayers for all 🙏 Susan Clements and Marvin Harris
Larry Morse
Sep 24, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss....Max was such a good friend to MOM......I always had upmost respect for Max....
Robin Shumaker
Sep 23, 2019
Love this man so years at Lewis United Methodist Church will always have precious memories of Max and Betty and prayers to the family
Fred W. Reed
Sep 23, 2019
Last time we talked . He told me the church am attending needs me . Thank Max!
Pepper Bryant
Sep 23, 2019
Know matter how many years passed between our meetings Max always remembered me ( mostly as the little girl on her pony which is ok with this old lady) Fly high Max appreciate your friendship throughout the years ❤️ Peace and love to his family
Jim & Marji Bays
Sep 22, 2019
Max was a wonderful Christian man. Now he is in heaven with his beautiful wife. So thankful for Max & his family because they are also our family in Christ.