George Aaron Heath, age 73, of Mena, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena. He was born on Sunday, December 17, 1944 to Robert Steve and Laura Belle Lewis Heath in Hartford, Arkansas.
Aaron as he was known to all, loved people and helping them in many different ways. He was charitable with his time and talents. Aaron served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was proud to have served his country. Aaron was a truck driver most of his life and loved to tinker on his old cars. He loved his family and spending time with them. Aaron was of the Baptist faith. Aaron was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Bill Heath, Jesse Heath, Hoppy Heath, B.J. Heath, Dink Heath and Robert Dale Heath and three sisters, Ellen Johnson, Virgie Heath and Helen V. Heath.
Aaron is survived by his children, Aaron Heath of Seminole, Texas, James Heath and wife, Kyrstin of Big Spring, Texas and Susan Deschenes and husband, Brian of Loudon, New Hampshire; his brothers, Dean Heath of Waldron and Delton “Slugger” Heath of Mena; two grandchildren, Sean and Joshua Deschenes; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services was held Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10 AM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena with Brother Jack Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Board Camp Cemetery. Visitation was held Friday, June 8, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.
Pallbearers will be Dean Heath II, Robert Heath, Steven Heath, Paul Don Johnson, and Mike Vega.