David and his brother Jeff founded Heitmeyer Funeral Homes in 1995 after purchasing Snyder Service. Their Oakwood Funeral Home in Paulding County was built in 1996.
He is a 1987 graduate of Columbus Grove High School, attended Ohio State University, Lima Campus and a 1991 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1992, a licensed insurance agent and a certified crematory operator. He is active in the Leipsic community, on his 2nd term as a Village Council member and a member of Leipsic Eagles and Leipsic Rod and Gun. He is a member of St. Mary’s Church, Leipsic, Ottawa Masonic Lodge and Columbus Grove Knights of Columbus. He and his wife, Rita have four children, Bryce, Brooke, Hayley and Peyton.