Linwood Earl Heffington

Linwood Earl Heffington

Suffolk, VA
11.17.1934 - 07.27.2019
Suffolk, VA

Linwood Earl Heffington, 84, went to be with his Lord on July 27, 2019. He was the son of the late Ruth Pierce and Thomas Oscar Heffington. He was predeceased by his wives Shirley J. Heffington, Ada B. Heffington, and Lillan V. Heffington; sisters Judith Cummings and Betty Ann Faison; brothers Carlton E., Frederick T., Milton F., and Robert Heffington.

Earl was a member of First Baptist Church and retired from General Electric. He dedicated his life to his family often working two jobs to care for them. He enjoyed his family time and loved to play gin rummy.

He is survived by daughter Sheril H. Davenport and husband Tim; stepdaughter Susan Boyle and husband Pat, Mary H Sessoms and husband Art; stepson Gary Vaughan and wife Stacey; grandchildren Jennifer LaPoint and husband Jim, and Jeremy Davenport and wife Kenzie; step grandchildren Brian Sessoms and wife Emily, Ty Vaughan, Tripp Vaughan, Derek Boyle, and Claire Boyle; great grandchildren Grayson Conner, Josie Davenport, and Emma Davenport.

A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 2 PM in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk by Rev. Charles W. Thompson and Dr. Thurman Hayes, Jr. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in the funeral home on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 PM. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


Prayers for you all.

Mark and Wendy Rhoads

Sorry to hear about Earl. He was a good neighbor

Regina and David Thacker

Dear Sheril and Family,
On behalf of the City Treasurer's Office, I want to extend to you our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Staff

Ronald H. Williams

Sorry to hear about Earl's passing. He and Jimmy had some good times together. My prayers are with you.

Betty Grady

So sorry to hear about Earl's passing. It's an example of how small our world is, when I came to bowl at Western Branch and end up talking with Earl and finding out that he had a connection to my father in law, Jimmy Grady. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sincerely, Scott Wood

Scott Wood

I am sorry to here about your father!
My Prayers are with you
Ronnie Kelly

Ronald Kelly

Dear Mary and Art: Deepest condolences for your loss.

Carolyn King

I'm so sorry to hear of Uncle Earl's passing. He was an extremely kind and funny man. My family and I send you all our thoughts and prayers.

Andrea Eady

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