John H. Heagy, a retired firefighter and former building contractor who operated a wine and cheese shop, died Monday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 63 and lived on Durham Road in Fallston.
Services for Mr. Heagy will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Dulaney Valley Home of Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral establishment, 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.
He retired in 1982 after 32 years with the Baltimore Fire Department, then began operating Heagy's Wine and Cheese in Jarrettsville with his wife.
In 1952, he began working on the side as a carpentry subcontractor on houses as the John H. Heagy Construction Co. He taught his sons the trade.
Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School and worked as a machinist for the Baltimore Broom Machine Co. before joining the fire department.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lorraine C. Shea; a daughter, Patti I. Rohe of Monkton; three sons, John T. and James G. Heagy, both of Phoenix, and Steven M. Heagy of Parkville; a sister, Aleda C. Mills of Fallston; and 12 grandchildren.