Alabama Baptist minister dies at 78, Edward Owen Heptinstall Sr. comment (0)
January 31, 2013
By Neisha Fuson
After serving 31 years in ministry, Edward Owen Heptinstall Sr. passed away Dec. 22, 2012. He was 78.
Born in Anniston, Heptinstall received a bachelor of arts degree from the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, Fla., and Samford University in Birmingham.
Heptinstall served in the pastoral role at several Alabama churches including Eastside Baptist Church, Birmingham; First Baptist Church, Anniston; Stockdale Baptist Church, Munford; and Concord Baptist Church, Cullman, where he was serving at the time of his death. He also served as an associate pastor of East Side Baptist Church, Cullman, and Hiland Park Baptist Church, Panama City, Fla.
Heptinstall is survived by his wife, Geraldine; two children; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.