Richard Heilig

Highland | Saturday, July 2 2022 |

Richard A. Heilig, age 64 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, July 02, 2022, at Saint John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.

He was born on Sunday, January 19, 1958, in East Saint Louis, IL, the son of Robert and Betty (nee Weaver) Heilig.

On Friday, May 14, 2004, he married Angela D. (nee Tague) Heilig, who survives.

Richard was raised in Washington Park, IL. He worked at a service station, laborer, forklift driver, Jakel Manufacturing, Triad Manufacturing, Helping Hands Med Care, Belleville, IL; and A-1 Medical Transportation, Belleville, IL. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, and his "Harley" riding. He liked his morning coffee. He especially enjoyed time spent with his children and grandchildren.

Richard loved to spend time with his wife, Angie, just hanging out, enjoying their coffee and watching birds.

Survivors include: Wife - Angela "Angie" D. (nee Tague) Heilig, Highland, IL; First Wife - Deborah A. (nee Williams) Heilig, Highland, IL; Children - Alicia F. (Significant Other David Greer) Heilig, Highland, IL; Michael P. (Brandy) Tomlin, Gonzales, LA; Edward L. "Eddie" Tomlin, Highland, IL; Melinda D. Langenhorst, Highland, IL; Austin A. G. Langenhorst, Highland, IL; Chelsie J. (Significant Other Cody Endsley) Langenhorst, Charleston, IL; Dayton O. Heilig, Highland, IL; Chandler A. Ciszczon, Highland, IL; Grandchildren - Michelle E. Tomlin; Chris Garrett; Brandon Tomlin; Noah Tomlin; Eli Tomlin; Cheyanne Sullivan; Jacob Rives; Shyia Gartee; Bailee Langenhorst; Kyson Landmann; Great Grandchildren - Five; Brother - James M. "Jimmy" Heilig, Highland, IL; Mother-In-Law - Loretta J. (nee Steinkoenig) Tague, Highland, IL; Sisters-In-Law - Barb (Leonard) Huelsmann, Highland, IL; Nancy H. Tague; Special Friends - Robert "Bob" and Patty Kindhart, Highland, IL and Lori and Mike Harrison, Highland, IL; Nieces and Nephews - Many; Great Nieces & Nephews - Many.

He was preceded in death by: Father - Robert F. Heilig, Sr. - Died 11/06/2004; Mother - Betty L. (nee Weaver) Heilig - Died 12/07/2007; Son - Eric B. Heilig - Died 8/06/1983 Infant; Brother - Infant; Brother - CPL Robert F. Heilig, Jr. US Army - Died 10/16/1969; Brother - Paul L. Heilig; Father-In-Law - Jerome G. "Jerry" Tague; Brother-In-Law - James H. Tague.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL 

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Memorial Service will be at 7:00 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Tim Darmour-Paul, Pastor, Grantfork United Church of Christ, Grantfork, Illinois, officiating. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Family (please make payable to Angie Heilig).

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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