Bill Heathcoat, 76, of Russellville, AR, died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at his home. The son of Otis and Hazel Heathcoat, he was born March 9, 1936 in Russellville. He married Janie Heathcoat on June 3, 1961 at the First Assembly of God Church in Dardanelle. Bill was a cherished employee at Vinson Electric for 42 years where he made many lifelong friends. Bill also had a love for gospel quartet and gospel bluegrass. He was a member of the First Assembly of God where he was an usher. Bill always enjoyed working in his garden and woodworking. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Hershel Heathcoat; and a sister Juanita Armstrong.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Janie Heathcoat of Russellville; one son Craig Heathcoat & wife Carol of Russellville; one daughter Jamie Huett & husband Greg of Springdale; seven grandsons Wilson Huett, Austin Huett, Hayden Huett, Joseph Huett all of Springdale and Kyle Heathcoat, Houston Heathcoat and Carter Heathcoat all of Russellville; two brothers Eugene Heathcoat of Russellville and Charles Heathcoat of Russellville; one sister Ruby Martinez of Russellville and many nieces and nephews
Funeral will be at 10:00AM, Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Humphrey Chapel. Brother Ronnie Morris and Brother Mike Norberg will officiate. Burial will be at Ball Hill Cemetery in Russellville, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Monday, at the funeral home. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.
FactsBorn: March 9, 1936
Death: April 26, 2012