Donald Joe Heche is the father of the famous actress Anne Heche, who died in 1983. In a Baptist church, he was a choir director. Donald Joe Heche was born in 1930; he was of Caucasian ethnicity and had American citizenship. He was said to have molested his daughter, the famous American actress and director Anne Heche, when she was younger.
He lived a double sexual life while hiding the truth from his family that he was gay. He died of AIDS from his interactions with homosexuals.
Donald Joe Heche
Donald Joe Heche was born in the year 1930, but his place of birth is still unknown. Nancy Heche was the high school sweetheart of Donald Joe. Both of them were in marital bliss until his demise in 1983. His wife, Nancy, only knew that her husband could not fulfill her desire for sex. She admitted turning to another man by having a secret affair with them to fill that void. She realized she was living in the dark only after her husband’s death.
Both of them were raised in the Methodist Church, and later on, they became involved in a fundamentalist Christian Church and moved to the Amish community, where they remained during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
After Donald Joe Heche was diagnosed with AIDS in 1983, his family learned that he was living a secret life, according to actress Anne. Her father never admitted to being gay; he was 45, and AIDS took his life.
Donald Joe Heche Fathered Five Children
Heche fathered five children, including the famous actress Anne. His daughter, Cynthia, died only five months after she was born. She died in infancy from a heart defect, whereas his son Nathan Heche died only three months after his death following the car crash after he fell asleep at the wheel.
As per Anne, her brother must have committed suicide. After losing two family members, Nancy Heche moved her family to Chicago. His daughter Susan Bergam, who published her memoir about her childhood in 1994, lost her life to cancer at the age of 48, whereas his other daughter, Abigail Heche, is an American designer and an entrepreneur.
Donald Joe Heche’s daughter accused him of raping her
Anne’s life has been open, as she has been honest about her life and the sexual abuse she endured from her father. Anne revealed that her father was a closeted homosexual who sexually molested her until age 13 and gave her genital herpes in her 2001 memoir, “Call me crazy.” She also expressed that her father repeatedly raped, fondled, and had sex with her.
Donald Joe Heche Profession and Grandchildren
Donald Joe Heche claimed to be both a choir director and a worker in the oil and gas industry. He has three grandchildren named Atlas Heche Tupper, Homer Laffoon, and Elliot Bergam.
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