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Richard K. Heyne
August 14, 1942 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Richard K. Heyne, a devoted husband, loving father, and passionate collector of historical treasures, departed from this world on November 11, 2023. Born on August 14, 1942, in Richmond, California, Richard's life was marked by a deep appreciation for education, family, and the preservation of history.
Richard's academic journey began at Corning High School, where he laid the groundwork for a life dedicated to learning and exploration. His intellectual curiosity led him to further academic pursuits, culminating in the achievement of an MBA from Chico State University. These accomplishments set the stage for a successful and impactful career.
On June 19, 1966, Richard married the love of his life, Lynne R. Allen. Their union was a source of strength and joy, enduring over five decades and leaving a legacy of love and commitment. Richard is survived by his beloved wife, Lynne, their daughter Susan Peterson (Brad), and son David Heyne. He was a doting grandfather to Katie, Sarah, and Evan, who brought immeasurable joy to his life.
Beyond his roles as husband, father, and grandfather, Richard was known for his passion for collecting historical objects. His collections were a testament to his appreciation for the stories and memories encapsulated in each artifact. His dedication to preserving the past will be remembered as a remarkable contribution to the heritage he held dear.
Richard is also survived by his siblings, Nancy Lucas of Washington and Bruce Heyne of Arizona, who share in the grief of his passing.
A funeral service to celebrate Richard's life will be held at St. Helena Cemetery on November 22, 2023, at 11 AM. Friends and family are invited to gather, share memories, and pay their respects to a man whose impact on their lives was immeasurable.