Fallen Hero: James “Bit” Heverling

Long Beach

Funeral Home

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home

1726 15th Street Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 865-0090


Please see the link as arrangements are incomplete at this time.



James L. “Bit” Heverling

1936 ~ 2019

Long Beach

James Heverling, 82, of Long Beach died Friday, March 15, 2019 in Gulfport. He was born in Rock Island, IL and had been a resident of Long Beach about twenty years. He was Presbyterian, a former Mason and Shiner. He retired from the US Air Force as a SMSgt.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Heverling; a daughter, Lyric Ann Heverling Taylor of Florida; a son, James Brent Heverling of Kiln; a special niece Linda Calef Shaw and her family of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; a brother-in-law, Leo Calef of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held at Biloxi National Cemetery with honors by the U.S. Air Force. Bradford-O’Keefe, 15th Street, Gulfport is in charge of arrangements. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com