Jay was born to Joan and Jerry Heckler July 21, 1956.
He is survived by his fiancée Melody Samson and her children; his mother, Joan Hill Heckler of Little Falls and sister, Jerris Heckler of Minneapolis; niece Cassondra Jo and great-niece Lillianna Rosemarie Heckler; his cousins; aunts; an uncle and his faithful dog, Sadie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Heckler and grandparents.
A remembrance service honoring Jay’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at First United Church in Little Falls, with Pastor Damen Heitman officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. and a fellowship will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials of your choice are welcomed.