July 18, 1950 ~ October 5, 2021

Born in: Las Vegas, NV
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Billie Leon “Bucky” Heflin, 71, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

A native of Las Vegas, NV, Bucky was the son of the late Terrell and Marvel Rupert Heflin. He was also preceded in death by two of his sisters, Ila Juanice Scott and Holly Gordon.

Mr. Heflin proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Vickie Heflin; daughters, Shannon Ponder and Brandee Heflin; granddaughters, Lindsay Forbes and Adalynn Ponder; and sisters, Lisa Holden, Shayla Heflin, and Kay Duquette.

The memorial service for Bucky will be held on Thursday, October 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. Inurnment will follow at noon at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, in Black Mountain.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Services

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Memorial Service: October 14, 2021 10:30 am

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Inurnment: October 14, 2021 12:00 pm

Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711

828-252-3535

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  1. Bucky was a good man, a hard worker, loved his family very much, he will be missed by so many, he has his wings now.

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