Robert A. Heise ’75 was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Columbus, Ohio. Bob was a graduate of Worthington High School and The Ohio State University. He served as an intelligence officer in the Army for 20 years followed by 20 years as a high school math teacher culminating at Hilton Head High School. Along the way he earned three master’s degrees from SCU and Georgia State University. He retired permanently in 2008. Always an avid athlete, Bob wrestled and played baseball in high school and continued into adulthood playing baseball, softball, racquetball, and tennis. He was also a talented track athlete, running races of all lengths including the original “marathon” from Marathon to Athens, Greece. He spent his retirement years playing tennis and with his wife, Linda. At age 73, Bob died at the Preston Health Center, Hilton Head, on Dec. 13, 2019. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Linda; daughters Kristina (Trey Weems) Heise stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany, and Alexandra (Phillip) Carlyle of St. Simons Island, Georgia; grandchildren Grace and Maxwell Carlyle; brothers Ron (Doris) and Earl (Sharon) Heise; uncle of Jon and David Heise and Nelson and Robert H. Heise.

28 Jan 2020