The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

May 31, 2012

Roger Heath

GEORGETOWN — Roger Heath, 59, of Georgetown, passed away at 5:02 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1952, the son of Ralph and Mildred (Smith) Heath.

He was previously married to Tina Fuqua.

He is survived by his father, Ralph Heath, of Danville; his son, Chazz (Linda) Fuqua, of Harmontown, Miss.; his grandchildren, Annabella, Jeremy and Lydia Fuqua; his brother, Eddie Heath, of Danville; his special friend, Crystal Newell, of Mahomet; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred; and his sister, Diana Lee.

Roger worked at his family business, Heath Automotive, as manager.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, camping, mushroom hunting and gardening. He was an avid NASCAR fan and a big fan of Dale Earnhardt. Most of all, Roger enjoyed being with his family and friends and spending time with his faithful dog, Caysir.

A celebration of Roger’s life will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, Westville, with Ken Cameron officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Mount Hope Cemetery, Covington, Ind.

Memorial donations are welcomed to help with the purchase of a grave marker.

Please join Roger’s family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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