The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Clarence “Tootie” Heintschel, Jr., 71 of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Monday, March 25, 2013.
He was born July 7, 1941 in Port Arthur, Texas to Clarence Heintschel, Sr. and Clara Powell Heintschel, and was a lifelong area resident.
Clarence was an appliance technician and worked for C & D Appliance Repair, he was also past president of Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Delores Heintschel of Port Arthur, TX; two daughters, Cheryl Richie and husband Rickie of Groves, TX, and Carol Heintschel of Groves, TX; one son, Gary Heintschel and wife, Nelda of Vidor, TX; one brother, William Glenn Heintschel, Sr. and wife, Pat of Shelbyville, TX; nine grandchildren, Garrett and Holly Heintschel, Rickie Jr., Monica, Andy, Ashlyn, Dillon, and CiCi Richie, and Devon Sanchez.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Reverend Larry West officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.