Doyel Lee Hieston was peacefully called home to the lord on December 12, 2019 at the age of 87 to rejoin his wife and beloved family members who had passed before him.
Doyel’s lifelong obsession for trucking manifested at an early age with him pretending to make deliveries with his small red wagon only to one day found Hieston Trucking, a legacy he was able to hand down to his son. Other passions drove him to become a star basketball player for Jamestown High School, an avid baseball fan, member of the Lebanon American Legion, lifelong member of the Freemasons and a fiercely devoted family man.
After high school Doyel chose to serve his country in the US Navy as a member of the Fighting Seabee’s. During shore leave he found his greatest love, Barbara Ann Lynch, who would become his wife, mother of his seven children, and life mate for over fifty years of marriage.
He is survived by children LeeAnn (Gary) Sanders, Jay (Lisa) Hieston, Ray (Nikki) Hieston, Deeka Hieston, Marijane (Rusty) Miller, Steve Hieston, his beloved dog Charlie, 22 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Ann, his parents Afton and Helen Hieston, brothers Gene and Larry Hieston, and son George ‘GA’ Hieston.
Viewing services will be held at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon on December 18 from 4-8pm with funeral service on December 19 at 10am. Interment will follow services at Old Union Cemetery rural Jamestown.
If inclined, friends may make a memorial contribution to the Boone County Cancer Society, 117 West Elm Street, Lebanon, IN 46052 or at boonecountycancersociety.org.