Donald Joe Heche had HIV/ AIDS. He began receiving a diagnosis for the disease in the 1980s. Donald was one of the first few people to receive an HIV diagnosis in the US.

After several medications and treatments, Donald died of AIDS on March 31, 1983. He died in New York City at the age of 45.

Donald Joe Heche was the father of Anne Heche. He was married to Nancy Heche. The couple had five children together; a son and four daughters.

Not much information is known about Donald Joe Heche. He only became famous for being the father of Anne Heche.

Joe’s daughter, Anne Heche, is an actress.