Heffington, James E. 76, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Presence Mercy Medical Center. He was born March 15, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA. James was a Navy veteran. He retired from Jel-Sert Company after being employed for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Alice Heffington; 5 children, Jimmy (Leika) Heffington of Simi Valley, CA, John (Cathy) Heffington of Jacksonville, NC, Wayne (Tina) Heffington of Branson, MO, Joel (Jan) Heffington of Plano, IL, and Mary Monica (Luis) Rivera-Cruz of Jacksonville, NC; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; his sister-in-law, Sue (Tom) Fuller-Lorenz of Aurora, IL; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his great-grandson; his parents, Nadine and William Heffington; and several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY. Fr. Michael Lavan will officiate with interment at Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation will be Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, 630-631-5500 or visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com
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