Gary L. Heinold, 81, passed away September 22, 2022, peacefully with his wife by his side at Creasy Springs Legacy in Lafayette, IN. He was born November 8, 1940 in LaCrosse, IN, to Charles and Ina Mae (Bruder) Heinold. He was a graduate of LaCrosse High School and then attended Purdue in Civil Engineering. He worked at Fauber Construction in Lafayette, IN for many years, as an asphalt paving superintendent. One of his many accomplishments at Fauber’s was the layout and design of I-65 from Lafayette to Lebanon, IN. He later formed his own paving business, Heinold and Associates Construction, INC, where he paved many parking lots and private driveways. Gary was always a workaholic and winter didn’t slow him down, he plowed snow and also completed many home remodeling jobs. After retirement, he worked part-time for several years for the Town of Shadeland as their paving superintendent.
Gary enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, gardening, landscaping, woodworking, driving his tractor and chopping wood for the winter. He also loved feeding and watching the birds and squirrels in the yard at home. Gary was an avid sports fan, including Nascar, football and basketball. Gary loved his family and friends and everyone loved Gary.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Horn) Jones-Heinold of Pine Village and three sons, Charles (Donna) Heinold, Lebanon, IN, Dean (Mary) Heinold, Reading, MA, Jeremy (Darrah) Heinold, Greenville, SC, two step-daughters, Jennifer (Alan) Gick, Fowler, IN and Amber (George) Liu of Bloomington, IL. Also surviving are his oldest brother, Clyde Heinold of Wanatah, IN, ten grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Carol Zippel and Jean Singleton and a grandson, Finn Liu.
Services will be Saturday October 15, 2022 at Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home in Oxford, IN. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM EST followed by a memorial service at 11:00am EST, Pastor Linda Sproull officiating. Interment will be at Mound Cemetery, Pine Village, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pine Village Community Fund. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home is honored to serve the Heinold family. Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com