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“When I think about the term, "Pillar Of The Community", I think of Mr. Heslop. I've never seen him show any negative attitudes to anybody...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Doug Williams - Cleveland, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. He was a great person and will be missed. ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: Ron Teare - Gastonia, NC - friend

“Cindi, Greg, Heidi and the entire Heslop FamilyMy deepest sympathy for your loss.Wilbur Jr. was my first boss out of college and I can say he was one...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Jerry Withers - Stanton, CA

“Greg: I want to express my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I have been out of town and did not learn of Wilbur's death until today. ...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Rick Clark - Wheeling, WV

“So sorry Greg, Sandy and family over your recent loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: Rick Snider - Dayton, OH - friend

“Greg so sorry to learn of your dad's passing. Our families share so many fond memories and know we are all thinking of you at your time of need. I...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: james busch - OH - friend

“Bless the memory of Wib Heslop - one of the most genuine, self-effacing and quietly kind men ever. What good and faithful work he did in lengthy...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Mark Higgins - Durham, NC

“Jean and Family,May God give you the strength, courage, and wisdom to deal with this difficult time. I remember when Wilbur and Sara Jo used to ride...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Stacey Brown - Martins Ferry, OH

“Cindi and the Heslop Family,My condolences to all of you. I am very sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: Pat Hinkle Shemenski - OH

“Mr. Heslop lived his life with grace and dignity. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: Beckie J. (Scott) Bacue - Warren, OH

“He was truly a great person. He is sadly missed. May God's peace and comfort be with each and every one of you as you go through this period of...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Rita K Randall - Martins Ferry, OH

“Greg, Sandy and Family, your Dad was one if the first business faces I recall as a child in Martin's Ferry. Instinctively I think I knew he was a...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Sandra Imboden - Woodsfield, OH

“Rest in Peace Mr Heslop. ”
13 of 35 | Posted by: Dan & Susan Dimmick - Wheeling, WV

“Sorry for your loss and my condolences to you and family may god bless you today and every day ”
14 of 35 | Posted by: Bettye Jones - White Plains, NY

“Oh Heidi I am so sorry. Hugs and prayers to you. Your parents were always so nice. He was a good man. Sending love ”
15 of 35 | Posted by: Diane Lortz Leonard - friend

“Someone so special can never be forgotten. My deepest sympathy. ”
16 of 35 | Posted by: Janet Burkle Hart - Wheeling, WV

“Ours thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
17 of 35 | Posted by: Bill and Jan Scipio - Hilliard, OH

“So sorry to hear of Wilbur's passing. Loved him and Sara Jo so much. ”
18 of 35 | Posted by: Georgi riser - martins ferry, OH

“Heidi, Jeff, and the Heslop Family,My sincere condolences on the death of Wib, a man with great character. He will be fondly remembered. Love,Joyce ...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Joyce McFarland - Occoquan, VA

“Heidi and Jeff, so sorry for your loss. Love and hugs ”
20 of 35 | Posted by: Marianna Williamson - friend

“Heidi, we are so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
21 of 35 | Posted by: Paula and Dan Neavin - OH

“Greg and family, my deepest heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 35 | Posted by: Peggy Denard - Piedmont, OH

“Greg, Heidi, and Cindi, So sorry to hear of your loss. Wilbur will be greatly missed by so many people. Smitty joins me in offering our deepest...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Suzanne Brewster - Powell, OH

“Greg and Sandy, Your Dad is missed by all of us in the Selected Indelendent Funeral Homes association. I will always remember his presence and wise...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Rick Bissler - Kent, OH - friend

“A very nice man he will be missed ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Daniel Giancola - OH

“Heidi, Greg & Family-Our deepest condolences on the passing of your dad.He was a truly great man.Our kindest and warmest regards,Colin & Leah ”
26 of 35 | Posted by: Colin McNickle - Mt. Lebanon, PA

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. You all were so blessed to have...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: JOANNE MONTGOMERY - OH

“Greg and Family... so saddened to hear of you're father's passing. ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Susan Elliott (Tankovits) - MI

“Greg, Sandy, & Heslop family: Your family has my sincere sympathy for your loss of Wilbur Jr. It was a pleasure to work with him and Wilbur Sr....Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Debbie Bailey - Dillonvale, OH

“So sorry to hear of Wilbur's passing. He lived next to my Aunt Pearl Cropper for a while on 4th Street and he was always so nice. He lived a very...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Marsha (Cropper) Peters - Lutz, FL

“Mr Heslop is a class gentleman,and I will cherish all that he has done over the years for my family and loved ones. Sincerely, Denny Albaugh ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: Dennis Albaugh - Wheeling, WV

“Our deepest sympathy to the Heslop family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Pam & Jane Beuter - San Diego, CA

“Our Deepest Sympathy ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: James Everson, Jr. - POWELL, OH

“Wilbur Jr was an icon within the community of Martins Ferry and I hold many pleasant memories of him, dating back to our days in the Kiwanis Club as...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Jim and Marlene Everson - OH

“Im so sorry for your loss. He was a great man. Thinking about the family. ”
35 of 35 | Posted by: James Winland - Brilliant, OH


WILBUR R. HESLOP JR of Martins Ferry, OH died September 13, 2018 at the age of 102. A retired funeral director, he began working alongside his father, the late Wilbur B. Heslop at Heslop Funeral Home. He became president of the firm in 1970, serving in that capacity until his son, R. Gregory took over in 1998. A 1940 graduate of the Cleveland College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Selected Independent Funeral Homes, Ohio Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.