R. Wayne Heath

R. Wayne HeathR. Wayne Heath, 50, of Canton died at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Dec. 26, 1955, in Beardstown, the son of Eldon L. and Sondra L. Miller Heath.

Surviving are his father; one son, Robert W. Heath of Canton; one daughter, Candida (and Donny) Howell of Canton; one sister, Cheryl (and Tyler) Lennington of Ames, Iowa; two grandmothers, Naomi Heath of Astoria and Irene (and Gibbs) Kiel of Beardstown; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother and two grandfathers, Gary Heath and Keith Miller.

He was employed as a forklift operator for SC2 in East Peoria.

Services were held Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Gary Sheets officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Township Cemetery Association.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/4/2006