Thomas E. Heitz
Final Flight on December 09, 2009
Thomas E. Heitz, CMSgt, USAF (Retired)
February 04, 1942 - December 09, 2009
Thomas E. Heitz, age 67, of Mary Esther, FL., passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
He was born in Chicago, IL., on February 4, 1942, to William Heitz & Ethel (Riley) Heitz. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force for 26 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He loved to fish and loved his dogs, Molly, Daisy, and Little Bit.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Stephen; daughter, Tracey; son, Jerry; sister, Helen; brothers, Bill, Fred, & Jim Heitz. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jeannie A. Heitz of Mary Esther, FL.; daughter, Sandra D. Sliger (Robert); granddaughter, Heather Sliger of Roswell, GA.; grandson, Robert Sliger of Roswell, GA.; great granddaughter, Alice & her mother, Christina; sister, Jacqueline Randolph of Marion, NC.; half sisters, Grace, Delores, & Agatha; half brother, Dick Heitz; and many nieces and nephews.
A Service will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at McLaughlin Mortuary with Chaplain Robert Collins officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at the Beal Memorial Cemetery in Fort Walton Beach, FL., with military honors.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave, S. E., Fort Walton Beach, FL., 850-244-5163, is in charge of the arrangements. Memories and condolences may be left at www.McLaughlinMortuary.com on the obituary page.