Stephen Foster Heine, 22, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Monday, March, 21, 2022.
Born in Conyers, Georgia he was a son of Terri Gaines Butler and David F. Butler. Stephen attended Georgia Southern University where he pursued a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He was also a Cannon Crewmember in the United States Army. Stephen was a wonderful, respectful, loving person. A gentleman, especially for his mother, Stephen was kind and helpful, he loved fiercely and deeply. A true soldier, the military was his life, but family was everything. Whatever Stephen did, he did it with passion, giving 110%. His family will forever miss his sense of humor and wit.
He is predeceased by his grandfather, Terry Augustus Gaines.
Survivors include his parents, Terri Lynne Gaines Butler, “Dad” David F. Butler; sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Campbell (Brian), Kristina Lynne Craig (Kyle), Rebecca Diane Heine; biological father, Kristopher H. Heine; step-sister, Darlene Candace Evans (Jordan); niece, Kaylee Lynn Craig; nephews, Grayson Asher-Jace Campbell, Levi James Craig; grandparents, the Reverend Jeanette “Mimi” Purvis, Richard D. “Pops” Purvis; uncles, Gary Gaines, Colin Foster Hilton, and Richard “Uncle Gene” Purvis.
The memorial service with, full military honors, will be held at 11 o’clock Monday morning, March 28, 2022, at Asbury Memorial Church – 1008 East Henry Street, conducted by the Reverend Jeanette Purvis.
Interment will take place at a later date at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens in Atlanta, Georgia.