Jimmy Burton Hefley
Covington, WA – Jimmy B. Hefley, 64, passed away November 2, 2011 at his home in Covington, Washington. He was born December 8, 1946 in McAllister, Oklahoma the son of Jimmy Hefley and Jean Hefley.He attended the 7th Day Adventist Academy in Auburn, WA.After graduation he entered the US Army, serving as a Sergeant with the Transportation Battalion providing route reconnaissance for convoys moving needed supplies to forward operating bases in Vietnam. After his discharge in 1969 he eventually returned to his hometown of Kent, WA and settled where he operated his own long haul trucking business. He liked camping and also enjoyed raising his two boys. His favorite thing was to be surrounded by his family.Besides his wife, Maude Hefley, he is survived by his two sons, Bobby (Leanna) and Randy (Steffen) Hefley, both of Covington; granddaughter, Addison Hefley; one brother, Ted, of Kent; and Mother, Jean Hefley. Memorial Services will be held Friday, December 2, at 2 pm at Tahoma National Cemetery where he well be laid to rest. Full military rites will be presented at the service. The ceremony will be followed by a celebration of his life at the Hefley household.