John Heinisch of Guntersville passed away early Monday morning, February 10, 2020, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice.

He was originally from Queens, New York. He was an avid sailor. On 3 or 4 occasions, he sailed his boat from Guntersville to Destin, Florida, single handed.

He leaves behind his wife, Donni, 5 exceptional children, John Jr., Kristi, Don, David and Laurie; and 3 grandchildren.

No arrangements have been made. Memorial donations may be made to Shepherd’s Cove Hospice.

The family extends its heartfelt gratitude to Shepherd’s Cove.

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