Paul W. \nHeeter, 90, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on \nOctober 4, 2018 at the Sunnyview Nursing and \nRehabilitation Center. \n\nHe was a devoted father, loving husband, and a \nspecial Pappy. He enjoyed spending time with his \nfamily. \n\nHe was born April 24, 1928 in Punxsutawney, \nPennsylvania to the late Don and Nora (Armstrong) \nHeeter. \n\nHe was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the \nKorean War. Paul retired in 1990 after 43 years of \nservice from T.W. Philips Gas and Oil as Vice \nPresident of Operations. He was a member of the \nVictory Lodge Number 694, where he was a past master \nin 1969. Paul was also a member of the A.A.S.R. \n(Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite) Valley of New \nCastle.\n\nPaul is survived by his wife Anna L. (Thompson) \nHeeter, who he married on October 26, 1950; two \ndaughters, Patricia (Joe) Birckbichler of Butler, \nPA, Cheryl (Ed) Davis of Butler, PA; a son-in-law, \nEdward Lydic of Home, PA; five grandchildren, Sharon \n(Robert) Chess, Allison (Jeremy Fisher) Lydic, \nAmanda George, Cory (Emma) Birckbichler, Edward \n(Shelby) Davis; four great grandchildren, Jakob \nFisher, MaeElla George, Tessa Chess and Cooper \nChess; a sister-in-law, Patricia Heeter; and a \nnumber of nieces and nephews. \n\nIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death \nby a daughter, Paula (Penny) Lydic, two brothers, \nGeorge W. Heeter, William H. Heeter, and one \nhalf-sister, Laura Belle Elliott.\n\nFriends will be received Monday, October 8, 2:00 \np.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, \nInc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.\n\nOfficers and members of Victory Lodge Number 694 F. \nA.M. will conduct a Masonic service immediately \npreceding the funeral service at 7:00 p.m.\n\nA funeral service will be held immediately following \nvisitation at 7:00 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller \nFuneral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, \nPA with Rev. Sally Lydic, officiating .\n\nPrivate burial will take place in the Marion Center \nCemetery.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Meals \non Wheels, 218 East Jefferson St., Butler, PA 16001 \nor donor's favorite charity.