Shawn Michael Heilman

Shawn Michael Heilman, age 40 of Troy, IL, born August 21, 1975 in Alton, IL, passed away at 5:05 am on Sunday, May 29, 2016 in O’Fallon, IL.

Shawn was a retail sales consultant for Sprint in Fairview Heights, IL.  He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Troy, IL.  He was a very avid Cardinals baseball fan and St. Louis Blues hockey fan.  He enjoyed running and fitness.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kerry Deann nee Noellsch Heilman; and a daughter, Taylor Heilman.

He is survived by two sons: Trent and Travis Heilman of Troy, IL; his parents: Rod and Mary nee Howard Heilman of Clermont, FL; two sisters: Amber (Steven) Johnson of Staunton, IL and Heather Yender of Monticello, MN; a grandfather, Glenn D. Heilman of Bunker Hill, IL; his mother-in-law, Rebecca Mertz of Troy, IL; five brothers and sisters -in-law: Kelly (David) Trampe of Troy, IL, Stephanie (Troy) Fisher of Cave Creek, AZ, Michael (Michele) Mertz of McKinney, TX, Richard (Caroline) Truelove of Wentzville, MO, and Douglas (Lisa) Mertz of Owasso, OK. He was a beloved uncle to his nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Bethel Baptist Church in Troy, IL and from 10am to 11am on Friday. 

Funeral services will be at 11am on Friday, June 3, 2016 at the church with Rev. Bob Dickerson officiating.  Private burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Fairview Heights, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Trent and Travis Heilman Trust Fund and will be received at the visitation or you may mail to the funeral home.


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