Sunbury - Lamont E. Heim, Jr., 65 went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Lamont was born November 16, 1955 in Sunbury a son of the late Lamont E., Sr. and Lois L. (Mantz) Heim. On December 12, 1976 he married the former Teresa A. Host who survives.
He was a 1973 graduate of Shikellamy High School. After graduation he began employment with Holsum / Butter-Krust Baking Co. His career spanned more than 45 years, retiring in 2020 as a route driver. Lamont also worked as a substitute bus driver and later full-time driver for the Shikellamy School District / Amity Leasing CS.
Mr. Heim loved his church, Christ Community United Methodist, Selinsgrove where he was a member of the Men's Group.
He was a member of the Americus Hose Co, Sunbury and the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge #22, Sunbury.
His greatest joy was spending time in the outdoors hunting and camping. For more than 20 years Lamont and Teresa served as campground hosts at R. B. Winter State Park. He also loved taking family vacations and many cruises to various destinations.
In addition to his wife of 44 years, Lamont is survived by his two daughters, Elizabeth A. Lenig and husband, Zachary A. of Allenwood, Katie M. Heim and wife Jenna A. of Northumberland, his brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth H. and Lori M. Heim of Sunbury, his mother-in-law, Virginia A. Host of Hummels Wharf and the love of his life, his dog, Quincy.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Ned B. Host.
A visitation will be held from 10:00am to 11:00am Friday at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 3939 Park Rd., Selinsgrove followed by a memorial service at 11:00am with Revs. Eric Shafer and Kurt Brown officiating. Masks required.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lamont's memory may be made to The American Heart Association, 1020 Ash Street, Kulpmont, PA 17834.
Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury.
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