Richard W. Hevener, Jr. ’43

Richard W. Hevener, Jr. ’43 of Harrisonburg, Va., died December 24, 2003. He served in a number of engineering design and management positions during a highly successful career with General Electric. He was made a member of General Electric Aircraft Engines Propulsion Hall of Fame in 1987. He served three years as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He graduated from V.P.I. with a B.S. in aero engineering in 1948. He was a member of the American Aeronautics and Astronautics. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Wimer Hevener, 1491 Virginia Ave., Apt. 211, Harrisonburg, Va. 22802; and two daughters Carolyn and Sharon.