Robert W. Heinbach, 73, of Pottsville, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.
Born on July 20, 1947, in Pottsville, he was the son of the late William and Lillian Montag Heinbach.
Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War as a Specialist, 4th class. He was a member of Bethany Christian Fellowship in Cressona, Free & Accepted Masons Of Pennsylvania, 216 Pulaski Lodge in Pottsville, and Tall Cedars. He was a graduate of Pottsville High School. While playing varsity football he received the most valuable football player award in 1964. He also received several diving awards.
He worked 32 years as a truck driver at Deka Batteries before retiring.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Susan E. (Lang) Heinbach .
He is survived by sons, James R. Heinbach, Scranton and David M. Heinbach (Amy); daughter, Carolyn Beltz, Pottsville (Raymond). Grandchildren, Emily, Camryn, Zachary, Alyssa, Lily, Ryan, Samantha and Molly.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville, with Pastor Dennis Snyder officiating. Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
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