86R19394 BK-D
  By: Craddick H.C.R. No. 132
         WHEREAS, Words cannot adequately express the sorrow felt by
  the family, friends, and colleagues of Officer Nathan "Hayden"
  Heidelberg of the Midland Police Department, who tragically lost
  his life in the line of duty on March 5, 2019, at the age of 28; and
         WHEREAS, Born on December 2, 1990, Hayden Heidelberg was the
  cherished son of Nathan and Glendene Heidelberg and the loving
  brother of three sisters, Amy, Molly, and Heidi; he was raised in
  Midland and graduated from Midland High School in 2009 before going
  on to study at Midland College and Sul Ross State University, where
  he graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology; and
         WHEREAS, After completing his police training in 2014,
  Officer Heidelberg joined the force in Midland; he embraced his
  calling and enjoyed having the opportunity to serve the community
  in which he grew up, and he had fond memories of taking trips with
  his fellow officers; and
         WHEREAS, A man of many talents and interests, Officer
  Heidelberg played guitar with a local band called Rocky and the
  Rhinestones; he also had a love of soccer, ice hockey, and snow
  skiing and practiced mixed martial arts; moreover, he spent many
  happy hours out on the lake, where he took pleasure in wakeboarding
  and waterskiing when he was not driving the boat for others; and
         WHEREAS, Officer Heidelberg's family was deeply important to
  him, and he was a role model to his younger relatives, including his
  beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins; he endeared himself to
  friends from all walks of life, and those who were blessed with his
  friendship knew him as a man who always kept his word and who was
  always willing to help out in any way he could; and
         WHEREAS, Through his courage, integrity, and dedication to
  duty, Officer Heidelberg represented the finest tradition of law
  enforcement, and he will be remembered with lasting admiration by
  his loved ones, his fellow officers, and the community he served so
  proudly; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the 86th Legislature of the State of Texas
  hereby pay tribute to the life of Nathan Hayden Heidelberg and
  extend heartfelt condolences to the members of his family: to his
  parents, Nathan and Glendene Heidelberg; to his sisters, Amy Balch
  and her husband, Chris, Molly James and her husband, Richard, and
  Heidi McShan; to his nieces and nephews, Joel and Luke Balch,
  Danielle and Cheyenne Highley, Ryan and Rhett James, Drew Ferris,
  and Audie and Ashton McShan; to his aunts, uncles, and cousins; to
  his brothers and sisters in blue; and to his other relatives and
  friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives and Senate adjourn this day, they do so in memory of
  Hayden Heidelberg.