Robert D. (Robb) Heard, age 21, went home to Jesus on Friday, November 20, 2009 at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital surrounded by those closest to him. He was born August 25, 1988 to David and Karen Heard.
Heard, Robert D. (Robb)Robbie loved being with friends and going out to eat, especially late night trips to Subway and Buffalo Wild Wings. He was an avid hockey player for most of his life. He could frequently be found at E.L. Heard & Son working with the guys or toolin’ down the road in his Mustang, Eleanor, and his 1953 Chevy pickup. He was very proud of obtaining his CDL license last summer. As a student at Penn State University, he enjoyed attending hockey and football games.
Survivors include his parents David and Karen; sister Krissy; brothers Andy and Matt; grandparents Hubert and Louise Smith; grandmother Corinne Heard; and various aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford on Tuesday from 2:00pm until 9:00pm. Further visitation will take place at Asbury United Methodist Church of Waterford on Wednesday from 9:00am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00am. Officiating will be Rev. Richard Freeman and Rev. Betty Hollabaugh. Interment will follow at Waterford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation. See