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Victor Allen Cessna, Sr.Victor Allen Cessna, Sr. 72, of Shelocta, PA, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
He was born on Sept. 16, 1948, in Kittanning, PA, the son of Charles H. and Geraldine L. (Kepple) Cessna.
Vic proudly served in the U.S. Marines and was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church. He was employed as a security guard with Homer City Power Plant and previously drove tractor trailer over the road for 13 years. Vic enjoyed family cookouts and in his younger years, enjoyed hunting. He loved watching television, old westerns; especially John Wayne and CSI were his favorites. Vic will be lovingly remembered for being a "Jack of all trades, master of none".
His memory will be cherished by his loving wife of 54 years, Dixie L. (Morton) Cessna, whom he married on July 29, 1967; five children, Victor A. Cessna, Jr and wife Stacy of Ford Cliff, PA, Brian C. Cessna and wife, Tina of Wilmington, NC, Bradley C. Cessna at home, Tammy L. Heilman and husband, Bryan of Cleveland, OH, and Tracey L. Ramsden and husband, Ed Saltsburg, PA; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard H. Cessna of Shelocta, Thomas E. Cessna and wife, Pam of NuMine, PA; and a sister, Ruby L. Bullion of Shelocta, PA.
Vic was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Sandra E. Meyer.
Friends will be received from 11 AM until the time of funeral services at 1 PM on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Mt. Zion Methodist Church, 449 Girty Road, Shelocta, PA, with Pastor Brenda Sommerville Schall officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery in Shelocta, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made in Vic's memory to Mt. Zion Methodist Church, 449 Girty Rd.
Shelocta, PA 15774.
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