Arthur William Heath, 81, Hermitage, died Monday, May 14.
Heath was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He retired in 1999 from the State of Tennessee, Department of Corrections and was employed by the Harding Place Family YMCA for over 10 years. Heath loved the Cleveland Browns, Bush Mills whiskey and his beagles, Cordy and Bo. He was an exceptional bowler and a competitive marksman. He loved to laugh and his laughter will be missed more than anything. Heath was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Daigneau-Heath; his mother and step-father, Doris and Maurice Skelton and his siblings, Donald and Faye Heath.
He is survived by: children, Rolando, Jackie and Shelley Heath; stepchildren, Steve (Sharon) Kinney and Shannon (Shawn) Wright; brother, Michael Heath; sisters, Dorothy (Jimmy) Jones and Norma Jeane Mays; grandchildren, Stephen and James Kinney and Madeleine, Jocelyn and Henry Wright.
Funeral services wereconducted Friday, May 18, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 601 Bell Road, Antioch, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Harding Place Family YMCA 411 Metroplex Drive, Nashville, TN 37211 or to Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203.
Visitation was Friday at the church.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.