William Thomas Heater Sr.

December 28, 2017
William Thomas Heater Sr.

William Thomas Heater Sr.

William Thomas Heater Sr., 83, of Vanceburg, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, December 27, 2017.

He was born October 24, 1934, in Lewis County, a son of the late William Elza and Della Heater.

William proudly served his county in the US Navy and worked as a construction worker. He enjoyed listening to music, loafing with his friends, camping, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.

William is survived by two sons, Randy Heater (Faunita Murnahan) and Bradley Heater, of Mansfield, Ohio; one daughter and son-in-law, Delena Catherine Heater Deeb and Tom of Crestline, Ohio; one stepson, Arthur Moore of Vanceburg; nine grandchildren, Bradley Russell Heater, Randy Lee Heater, Jamie Lynn Heater and Eddie Ledezma, Andrea and John Huff, Angel Heater, Bradley Heater Jr., Brett and Amber Yingling, and Steve and Rachael Yingling; and 16 great-grandchildren. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandy Simones Heater; his second wife, Ramona Thurman Heater; his companion, Joyce Patton; one son, William Thomas Heater Jr.; one granddaughter, Amanda Heater; one stepson, Johnny Moore; several brothers; and several sisters.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg with Bro. Arthur Moore officiating. Entombment will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Friends may visit from Noon until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street in Vanceburg.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.