Carl Heskett, 84, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Carl was born Oct. 25, 1936 in Dunkirk, IN to Herbert and Melva Marie (Alexander) Heskett.
He is survived by his wife Judith (Crabtree) Heskett of 47 years. His two children, Deborah (Pete) Tadeo, Michael (Christiana) Heskett, and his five children by choice, Kevin (Peggy) Whittenburg, Kenneth (Kim) Whittenburg, Zelia (Ray) Gipson, Eugenia (Christopher) Haynes, and Robert (Jeannette) Whittenburg.
Carl served in the US Army from 1959-1962. He worked at Maxon Corporation in Muncie, IN for 31 years until his retirement at age 60.
Carl was a member of the E. 16th St. Separate Baptist Church since 1978 and served as a trustee, steward and go-to-guy.
Carl’s greatest joy was spending time with his family which also includes 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Carl enjoyed helping his neighbors and could often be found mowing or clearing snow from driveways and walkways.
Services will be officiated by Pastor Jimmie Hamm. Donations can be made to Mundy Funeral Home at 229 S. Main St., Jamestown, TN 38556.
Viewing will be Saturday June 26th from 10am-12 pm with services following at Parson Mortuary, 801 W. Adams St. in Muncie, IN 47305.
Interment will be on Monday, June 28th, at Range Cemetery in Armathwaite, TN. Military honors will be rendered at the Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to www.parsonmortuary.com
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