William “Bill” E. Heaton, 63, of Chatham, died on Thursday, March 10, 2011. He was born on January 22, 1948 in Springfield, IL to Louis and Mary A. Price Pilcher. His parents preceded him in death. He is survived by two daughters, Sara Heaton(Boyfriend: Rob Dawson) of Tallula, IL and Heather Heaton of Los Angeles, CA; two grandchildren, Jakob Levi and Payton Rylee; one brother, Louis Henry “Buzz” (Rita) Pilcher, III of Springfield; several aunts and uncles, including his “second mom”, Barbara Moriconi and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He worked for many years as an over the road truck driver. He was of the Christian faith.
The family will be hosting a memorial gathering from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Heritage Freewill Baptist Church, 3436 S. Douglas Ave., Springfield, IL 62704.
Memorial Donations may be made to the family in care of Petefish, Skiles and Company, P.O. Box 207, Tallula, IL 62688
St. John Vianney Catholic Church
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