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Richard 'Dick' Heyder


<p> Mr. Richard. &ldquo;Dick&rdquo; Heyder, age 92 years, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 10, 2014.&nbsp;</p> <p> Dick was born in Port Arthur on Feb. 24, 1922 to Alfred and Ethel Heyder and was a lifetime resident.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px;">In 1942 he married Margaret Nash and together they raised 3 children.&nbsp;</span></p> <p> Dick served his country overseas from 1944-1946 with the Royal Canadian Army.&nbsp; He was employed as a Rural Mail Courier for 27 years before working with Abitibi-Price Provincial Mill for 12 years until his retirement.&nbsp;</p> <p> His and Margaret&rsquo;s love of traveling and camping afforded them the opportunity to see Canada from coast to coast.&nbsp; Dick enjoyed square dancing and was a member of the Lakehead Square Dancers. He was also a member of Branch #5 of the Royal Canadian Legion and an Honorary Member of the Jumbo Gardens Rec. Association.&nbsp;</p> <p> He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife Margaret, daughter Barbara Schmidt of Leamington, Ont., son Richard &ldquo;Dick&rdquo; Jr., grandchildren Lori (Darren) King and Darren Veltman, sister Lola Russel, brother Ronald (Nancy) Heyder as well as by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.&nbsp;</p> <p> He was predeceased by his parents, four brothers and three sisters.&nbsp;</p> <p> Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Sargent &amp; Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street with Rev. Lloyd Ivany presiding.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> The interment at Riverside Cemetery will follow a reception in the Sargent Family Reception Centre.&nbsp;</p> <p> Visitation for friends will be held on Thursday, March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sargent &amp; Son Funeral Chapel.&nbsp; In lieu of flowers memorials to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.&nbsp;</p> <p> Online condolences may be made at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p> <p> <br /> &nbsp;</p>

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