William Gerald Heeter

January 9, 1938July 4, 2013

William G. "Bill" Heeter of Glendale, Arizona passed away on July 4, 2013 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Bill was born on January 9, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Sharon, sisters Alice (Tom) Muszynki, Barbara (Myrlon) Fraley brother Charles (Wanda) Heeter his son Paul Heeter, daughters Connie (Craig) Jones, and Lisa (Patrick) Gillooly. Grandchildren Amanda Jones, Billy (Becky) Gillooly, Kody Heeter, James Gillooly, Bradley (Kendyl) Jones, Paul Heeter Jr., Christopher Gillooly, Kyle Heeter, Sara Gillooly, Andie Heeter, 5 Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Bill retired in 2008 after 53 years of dedicated service in the ready-mix and asphalt industry. He will always be remembered as a leader whose honesty and integrity will be the cornerstone of his legacy. His customers could always count on his vast knowledge of the business and most of all his loyalty. He truly was "Mr. Concrete". Bill was a founding member of the Sahuaro 4X4 Jeep Club and he and his family have made wonderful memories for over 40 years. Over the last few years of his life Bill and Sharon enjoyed gardening, John Deere Tractors, and searching for antiques. They also looked forward to their time spent at the CJ Ranch in Mayer, Arizona surrounded by their family which was always their favorite past time. The words heard around the state of Arizona "We truly have lost a great man” Till we meet again….Willy clear. A visitation will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, July 8, 2013 with funeral mass at 11:00 am at St. Joachim & St. Anne Parrish 11625 N. 111th Ave Sun City, Arizona, interment will follow at Phoenix Memorial Park & Mortuary 200 W. Beardsley Rd. Phoenix. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Bill’s name to Hospice of the Valley. Please visit to leave online condolences for his family.


  • Visitation Monday, July 8, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Monday, July 8, 2013

William Gerald Heeter

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Dennis & pat Bullock

July 31, 2013

We will miss you

Dennis Bullock

July 31, 2013

Dennis Bullock Will miss you very much

July 17, 2013

Bill was such a wonderful man and a Blessing to know. My deepest sympathy to your family. God bless you all at this sad time. Pat Poglajen

July 13, 2013

Bill Heeter was a great man.I love going to his bass turnaments.He made sure every one had a great time.Bob Fredrickson

Dale Diulus

July 12, 2013

Paul, Connie, Craig and the Heeter Family-- I was saddened to hear about Bill. He truly was a great man. I sure enjoyed the times that we shared at the various industry outings and meetings. Accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss.

Tim and Sue O'Connor

July 12, 2013

To the Heeter family Sharon,Paul,Connie and Lisa and to the extended family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Know that his legacy will live on through all of you.
Love to you all,

Tim McShane

July 11, 2013

So sorry to hear the news. Praying for all of you during this time. T-Bone

Marcie Chambers

July 11, 2013

Sharon, Connie and entire Heeter family, my deepest sympathy to you at the time of your loss. It was a pleasure and a privilege to have known Bill and I will always remember him. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Marcie

Charlene Krumpe

July 11, 2013

Our sincere condolences to all the The Heeter family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Charlene Krumpe, Benjamin Krumpe, Charlie Krumpe..Mathew Hall

Ron,David andLaurie Conklin

July 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole Heeter family. Bill was truly an inspiration and a joy to know and work with. He will be missed.