Donald L. Heagwood, 72, of Helena-West Helena, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home.

 



Donald L. Heagwood, 72, of Helena-West Helena, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home.  Mr. Heagwood was born April 9, 1940 at Checotah, Okla. to the late Lloyd Heagwood and the late Nellie Nicholes Heagwood.  He was a member of Second Baptist Church and he retired from the Helena-West Helena Public School District, where he worked as a transportation manager.



He leaves three sons, Lee Heagwood of Helena-West Helena, Richie Heagwood (Marcine) of Crestview, Fla. and Jeff Heagwood (Naomi) of Helena-West Helena; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Schaffhauser (Michael), Andrew Heagwood (George Ann), Shana Heagwood, Josh Heagwood, Abby Heagwood, Tony Heagwood and Jacob Heagwood; two great-grandchildren, Chase Schaffhauser and Caezaun Heagwood; two sisters, Francis Lee (Claude) of Helena-West Helena and Shirley Gruenke (Gary) of Cherry Valley, Calif.; a brother, Dale Heagwood (Kathy) of DeQueen; and two sisters-in-law, Rita Nelson King (Joe) of Helena-West Helena and Julia Nelson Armes of Collierville, Tenn.  He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife, Wanda Nelson Heagwood.



Graveside services for Donald Heagwood will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, April 26 at Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena.  Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Roller-Citizens.  Rev. Rodger Hooker will officiate.



Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 North University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72207.



Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct services.  The online guest book is at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.