Heiskell, Lawrence Carson

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The Lord says “I have called you by My name, you are Mine” – Isaiah 43:1 Lawrence Carson Heiskell, 90, of Blacksburg, finished his earthly journey on Monday, November 23, 2015. Dementia robbed his family and friends of so much, but God has now restored to him all that he lost. He was a caring and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and friend, and will be greatly missed.

His parents were the late Lawrence C. Heiskell and Mary Catherine Hardesty, and stepfather Dr. Harry B. Langdon.

Survivors are his wife of 65 years, Martha Bishop Heiskell, son, Dr. Lawrence E. Heiskell, son, David L. Heiskell, daughter, Anita Kathryn (Katie) Heiskell, grandson, Matthew C. Heiskell, grandson, Tyler W. Amerine, brother, Stanley H. Heiskell, brother, Harry L. Langdon, nephew, Thomas L. Heiskell, niece, Kathleen H. Curry.

After graduating from Charles Town, WV High School, he enlisted in the Army and served his country honorably during World War II. After returning home he attended Virginia Tech, graduating in the class of 1950. His lifetime career was a dedicated teacher and administrator for Montgomery County Public Schools for over thirty years. He was a dedicated member of Blacksburg United Methodist Church, serving on the Board of Stewards, Administrative Board, and an usher, serving and helping wherever he was needed. He enjoyed helping others and was a great handyman.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 11:00 am in the Blacksburg United Methodist Church with Rev. Herb Hobbs and Rev. Chris McLain officiating. A reception will be held immediately following the service in the Whisner Building adjoining the church. Private burial will be held at Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg. Memorial remembrances may be made to the Blacksburg Untied Methodist Church, P. O. Box 931, Blacksburg, VA 24063 or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.