James Evan Hefner, age 86, of Millcreek, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 after an extended illness. He was the son of Evan Daniel Hefner and Annie Lona Cutright Hefner from Pickens, WV, and was born on November 18, 1933.
Jim was a skilled carpenter and belonged to the Local Union 81 for over 50 years. He was preceded in death by four sisters- Kathleen (Louie) Benson, Annalee Stafford, Ethel (Ed) Woolslayer, and Dorothy (Bob) Roseberry; and a great-grandson Zachary.
Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Alice Stafford Hefner; a brother, Joseph (Wilma) Hefner of South Carolina; five children- Jane Davis, Sally Sartin, Janet McBroom, John Hefner, and Larry Hefner; his grandchildren- Lindsey (TJ) Calhoun, Crystal Davis, Genevieve and Tammy Sartin, Nicole McBroom, and Cole and Gabriella Hefner; and his great-grandchildren- Noah (McBroom) Nelson, Jason and Donovan Bellotie, Joey and Maryjane Brooks, Justin Meanecke, Isaiah Sartin, Brooklyn Stinebiser, and Claire Calhoun.
A graveside service will be held at Draketown Cemetery, 12460 Draketown Road, Edinboro, PA on Monday at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Pastor Ronald Kennedy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UPMC Family Hospice, whom the family greatly appreciates the nursing care provided to Jim.