Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Harmon Koon “H.K.” Heins, Jr., 85, widower of Mary Katherine E. Heins, died Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Colleton Medical Center of Walterboro. Funeral services were held Friday, February 7, 2014, at Williamsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at New Market Cemetery near Greeleyville. Mr. Heins was born December 6, 1928, in Greeleyville, the son of the late Harmon Koon Heins and Allie Montgomery Heins. He was a graduate of Greeleyville High School and was a US Army veteran. He retired after 36 years from the USDA, having served as the Williamsburg County Executive Director of the ASCS office. He was a member of McDowell Presbyterian Church of Greeleyville, where had served as a Deacon and Elder, and he had served as the Moderator of Harmony Presbytery. He was a life member of Inglesby Masonic Lodge No.267 AFM in Greeleyville, where he served two terms as Worshipful Master and he was a former member of the Kingstree Lions Club. For the past eight years, he has been a devoted employee of Williamsburg Funeral Home. A sister, Anna Lou H. Byers, preceded him in death. Survivors are: two daughters, Mary Kaye Heins Bailey (Calvin) of Walterboro; and Susanne Heins Goolsby (Lane) of DePere, Wisconsin; two sisters, Virginia Heins Thompson of Vienna, Virginia; and Cecilia Heins Frazier (Raymond) of Charles Town, West Virginia; one brother, Edward M. Heins (Nell) of Mt Pleasant; and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to McDowell Presbyterian Church, PO Box 435, Greeleyville, SC 29056.