William Haywood Heath
October 7, 1941 – November 24, 2018
William Haywood Heath, age 77 of Ash passed away on Saturday November 24, 2018 at the Brunswick Health and Rehabilitation Center Ash, NC.
He was born in Cumberland County, NC on October 7, 1941 the son of the late, David Alexander Heath and Vira Everlene Jackson Heath and was preceded in death by a sister, Merle Nolkamper also a brother, Gene Heath.
Mr. Haywood was a member of Myrtle Head Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Loy R. Heath of the home; his children, Garrison Nance and wife, Sheila of Lumberton, , Bonita Nance of Shallotte and Mark Nance and wife Karen of Ash; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Sarah, Brooke, Jared, Christy and Marissa; five great-grandchildren, Donita, Dakota, Christian, Kayleigh and Seth; two brothers, Milton Heath and wife, Ann of Murfreesboro, TN and Chase Heath and wife, Cathy of Murrells Inlet, SC; two sisters Helen Strickland and husband Ray of Raleigh, NC and Betty Heath Olaveson of California; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Suggs Heath of Fayetteville, NC; a brother-in-law, Milton Nolkamper of Texas a special dog “Boy Boy ”.
A celebration of life will be held at two o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday November 28, 2018 at White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel by Reverend Jason Benton officiating.
There will a time a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.shallottefunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Mr. Heath.
A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel.
- A Time of Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 2018
- A Celebration of his life Wednesday, November 28, 2018
William Haywood Heath
November 28, 2018
The staff and I, from Brunswick Senior Resources send our condolences to you and your family. William was such a wonderful individual to be around and to talk with. We will all miss his warm smile. May God Bless you and give you comfort during this time of sorrow.
November 27, 2018
Please accept my sincere expression of condolence for your loss of Haywood. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your grief. May your good memories of your life with Haywood sustain you as you face the days, months and years ahead. God's love and grace can lift you up and hold you close at this sorrowful time.