Bernard "Meemo" S. Hein Jr.
Thursday 16th of July 1942 - Monday 19th of August 2019
Cathedral of Christ the King
299 Colony Blvd., Lexington, KY
Bernard S. “Meemo” Hein, Jr., husband of Sheila, passed away Monday at home surrounded by his family. Born in Cincinnati, OH to Bernard and Marianne Hein on July 16, 1942. Meemo was a loving brother to nine siblings- Beth, Art, Jude, Janet, Jimmy, Sally, Danny, Billy and Anne.
He attended Purcell H.S. and University of Cincinnati. After becoming the youngest Firestone sales rep in history, he ventured into the tire sales and auto service market. He became a partner in S & S Tire. His success was driven by his generosity, honesty and integrity. He loved people and serving his community. He was on countless boards and committees but God and the human spirit is what mattered most to Meemo. He gave of himself each and everyday, sharing his love of our Lord and the gift of a smile. He is survived by his beautiful bride, Sheila, of 54 years, two children, Trey (Mary Ann) Hein and Missy (Jon) Cole and seven grandchildren Mallory, Christian, Caden, Keely, Lily, Ben, and Lainey and an honorary grandson, Gabe Bahala.
Visitation: Thurs., Aug. 22nd, 5pm-8pm, Rosary 8pm at Milward-Man O’ War, 1509 Trent Blvd. Funeral Mass: Fri., Aug. 23, 11am, Cathedral of Christ the King. Contributions in Meemo’s memory may be made to Lexington Catholic High School Champions for Christ or Cathedral of Christ the King Building Fund. “Well done my good and faithful servant!” Matthew 25:23. www.milwardfuneral.com
Tonia Hall & Tom Jordansays
So sorry to hear we lost one of the Greats. There was always good conversation and lots of laughs while in the company of Ben and Sheila. We will miss you Ben, " Meemo". Love and prayers to the family.
I will always remember Memos infectious laugh! Memo was soft hearted fun loving man!!! Rest in Peace and say hi to everyone! Xoxo
Don and Jane Floydsays
What a great neighbor and friend. We miss our Claiborne days. My God hold you tight.
My heart is broken. My sincerest condolence to the entire family. There will never be anyone like Meemo. And I will miss him and never forget him.
Larry and Debbie Jonessays
Sheila, we extend our sincere prayers to you on the death of Meemo. We are very fond of both of you, and hope the best for you in this sad moment. Meemo was a favorite for both of us. Blessings. Larry and Debbie