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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Joseph Heiss

Joseph Eugene Heiss

Friday, September 29th, 1939 - Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Obituary

Joseph Eugene Heiss, 79, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was born on September 29, 1939 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Fred W. and Kathryn (Hall) Heiss. Joe was a graduate of St. Anne’s Academy and the former owner of Ventura Marble. He was a member of Christ of King Catholic Church and attended Sts. Sabina & Mary Church. He was formerly active in the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society and the River City Catholic Singles. Joe was preceded in death by a daughter, Monica Heiss, five brothers, David, Bill, Herb, Jim and Charles Heiss and one sister, Mary Ann Heiss.
Memorial services are 10:00 AM, Saturday April 27, 2019 at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Smith. Interment will be in Christ the King Catholic Church Columbarium.
He is survived by his son, Mike Heiss and his wife Jerlynn of Fort Smith, AR; three grandchildren, Ryan Coutee and his wife Kayla of Colfax, LA, Jason Heiss of Fort Worth, TX and Brandon Heiss of Overland Park, KS; four brothers, Fred Heiss and his wife Mary of Hollister, MO, Tom Heiss and his wife Trish of Winthrop, ME, Harry Heiss of Williamsburg, VA and Tony Heiss of Fort Smith, AR; three sisters, Kay Adams of Fayetteville, AR, Margie Fletcher and her husband Bob of Plano, TX and Patti Smith and her husband Harold of Greenwood, AR.
The family will visit with friends on Friday, April 26th from 5-7PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sts. Sabina & Mary Catholic Church 14304 Old Jenny Loop Road, Jenny Lind, AR 72916.
Online tributes may be made at www.ockerputmanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 26th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    Address
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The family will visit with friends on Friday, April 26th from 5-7PM.
  • Service

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    Address
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Matthew Garrison

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