Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel

5333 Old Indiana 261, Newburgh, IN


Dennis Heaton Williams

February 28, 1951April 30, 2020

Dennis H. Williams, 69, of Newburgh, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. He was born February 28, 1951 in Greencastle, IN to the late Wallace and Mary Katherine (Helderman) Williams.

He was employed with Laurel Grocery Company. Dennie was a big sports fan, following the New York Yankees and IU Basketball. He enjoyed times at the beach with family. He loved attending his children’s activities, coaching softball and being part of the band pit crew. He especially enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, Ella.

Dennie is survived by his wife, Beth Williams (Richey); son, Zachery Williams (JC); daughter, Natalie Oxley (Tony); granddaughter, Ella Oxley; sister, Deanna Heckman (John); nephew, Trent Heckman; niece, Courtney Biehl (Ted); nephew, Corby Heckman (Jessica); niece, Andrea Singer; nephew, Ryan Hoefling (Samatha); niece, Lora Lin (Thomas); niece, Brittany Roudenbush (Terry); 16 great-nieces and nephews; 2 aunts; sisters-in-law, Tina Hargrove and Laura Hoefling (Dan), and brother-in-law, Bruce Richey (Julie).

A Private Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 418 N. Wabash Avenue. Burial will follow at Alexander Memorial Park Cremation Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial contributions made to the Linda E. White Hospice House, 611 Harriet Street, Evansville, IN 47710 or if you prefer, outdoor plants for the family.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.


  • A Private Funeral Service will be held.


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Teresa DeSpain

May 16, 2020

I worked for nine years with Dennie at Laurel. He always had a kind word for me. I enjoyed seeing pictures of Ella. He will be missed.

Beth Titzer

May 6, 2020


My condolences to you, Natalie, and Zach. I am so sorry for your loss.
Dennie was a very special guy! He will be truly missed.
Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Beth, Dan, and Zach Titzer

Tom Wallace

May 6, 2020

My condolences to family. Mr. and Mrs. Heckman, Trent Heckman and Rece Heckman.

As a child I watched those Spencer Cops play every home game and in center field was Denny Williams. I remember that incinerator and snow fence in center field. As that long fly ball was headed over the fence, I witnessed Denny jump, catch and topple over the snow fence.

What I took from that moment is the dedication one must have in order to be successful.

David Livingston

May 6, 2020

Denny was a guy I always admired. The grocery business is always in transition yet Denny always landed on his feet and got a good job. Would like to know his secret. I used to use him as an example to people on how to fireproof your career. I think because everyone in the business knew him and knew he was a good employee. I remember meeting his dad many years ago when I was on assignment in Evansville. Must run in the family.

Brad Winner

May 5, 2020

Denny was so fun to be around. I worked with him on many projects with Laurel Grocery and Denny was a one-of-a-kind person. We had so many great times at dinner every night we out on the road taking care of business. He spoke very highly of his family especially his wife. I am so grateful that he was in my life. My condolences to the family and other friends of Denny he be sadly missed. God Bless

Michele Wagner

May 4, 2020

My deepest sympathies to Beth & family for the loss of a dear man
May your memories of Denny bring you comfort & may God bless you all.
A truly devoted husband & father who was very kind & funny!
Well done Denny!!

Debbie Gebhardt

May 4, 2020

Beth and family,

I just wanted you to know I am thinking about you. I’m so sorry to hear this news.


Warren Price

May 3, 2020

Very sorry for your loss... he will be missed... Warren & Katie Price

Brian and Kendra Pinkston

May 2, 2020

Dennie truly was such a kind person. He was always smiling and had a great sense of humor. I know he will be greatly missed.


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