George William Heater

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George William Heater, 77, of Cable, passed away at 12:12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born in Bellefontaine on Jan. 27, 1942, to the late Ralph L. and Margaret D. Jones Heater. A sister, Caroline Louise Smith, also preceded him in death.

On July 13, 1968, he married the former Evelyn Huffman and she survives.

He is also survived by his daughters, Doris (Stan) VanAmburg of Fairbanks and Sally Heater of Cable; grandchildren, Laura (Dan) Powers, Sarah (Skyler) Evans, Caleb (Brandi) VanAmburg, Zach VanAmburg, Andrew Hilliard and Ethen Hilliard; great-granddaughter, Isabella Ruth Powers; sisters, Esther E. Dean of Montgomery, Ala., and Marjorie E. Shepard of Cloverdale; brothers, James F. Heater of West Liberty, Raymond L. (Rachel) Heater of Jackson, Ky., and Herbert H. (Virginia) Heater of Bellefontaine; a special friend and neighbor, Mike Nelsh of Cable; and many other special friends.

George was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked 30 years as a laborer at International Harvester. George loved going hunting and long rifle shooting. All who knew and loved George will miss him.

Pastor Mike Grable officiates a memorial service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 101 Zanesfield Road, West Liberty, following visitation that begins at 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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