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Ralph W. " The Hammer" Heilman

August 5, 1947 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 74)


Ralph W. “The Hammer” Heilman, 74, of Steubenville, Ohio passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Steubenville on August 5, 1947 a son of the late Elmer & Pauline Bowers Heilman. He was retired from Weirton Steel Strip Steel Dept.; H&K Equipment, Corapolis, PA; and 427 Customs, Wintersville.

Ralph was an avid drag racer.

Ralph is survived by his wife Christine Thompson Heilman; children Alan Heilman & Heather (Artie) Miller; two granddaughters Brooke Heilman & Shelby Miller; great grandson Phoenix Brooks; and siblings James (Denise) Heilman & Clara (Tom) Meehan.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Tuesday 6-8 p.m.

In honor of Ralph, the family suggests casual attire, preferably blue jeans.

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