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  • In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the St. James Cemetery Fund, PO Box 697, Chilhowie, Va. 24319.

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“Jane & Family:I was very sorry to hear of your loss. I didn't know Mr. Heath personally although I had met him at our class reunion.Jane, if I can...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Edna Pennington - Chilhowie, VA

“We were so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was a fine gentleman and our hearts go out to his family. God bless and keep you during this time of...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Helen Vernon - Marion, VA

“I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and Father. Please accept my condolences. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Larry Overbay - Glade Spring, VA

“Elaine, Sorry for your loss. Gary Wayne loved your dad and also you... My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. With much love Hilah. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Hilah Coleman - Damascus, VA

“Sorry to hear about Jack. Dwayne thinking about you and the whole family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Tony Martin - Bristol, VA

“Jane and all family I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray that God give you comfort during this most difficult time. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nina Dotson - Abingdon, VA


Jackson A. "Jack" Heath, 87, passed away December 8, 2016. Jack was a 60 year member of the St. James Lutheran Church. He was a member of the United States Air Force having served in the Korean War. Mr. Heath was best known as owner/operator at Friendship Pavers which he ran with his son Dwane for over 30 years. One special accomplishment he was proud of was being part of the class that helped designate the Chilhowie Warriors orange and black colors as well as the school annuals name of "Chivalee". He was preceded in death by his parents, Garland A. Heath and Martha Reedy Heath; sisters, Thelma H. Palmer and Sunshine H. Tilson; and a brother, Eugene Heath. Survivors include his loving wife Jane Troxell Heath; son, Dwane Heath and wife Martha Lynn of Chilhowie; daughter, Elaine Heath Hensley and husband Tracy of Chilhowie; three grandchildren, Bradley Heath, Kayla Gaytan, and Jason Stamper; five great grandchildren; sisters, Freda H. Dolinger, Shelby H. Blevins and husband Russell, and Sue H. Baker; brother-in-law, Bill Palmer; sister-in-law, Dorothy Prater; special friends, Edwin Naff, Daniel Shuler, Tim Watson, Jerry Ratliff, Jim Overbay, Ronnie Adams, and Larry Davenport; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at the St. James Lutheran Church with Pastor Harvey Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the St. James Cemetery Fund, PO Box 796, Chilhowie, Va. 24319. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com . Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Heath family.
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