James Earl Heath, Jr.



A Celebration of life service for James Earl Heath, Jr., 87, of Montmorenci, SC will be held 2 p.m. Monday, February 26, 2018 at Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Road, Aiken SC with the Reverend Jordan Bird officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers memorials be given to Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Rd, Aiken, SC 29803. Mr. Heath Passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Born in Aiken County SC he was a son of the late James Earl, Sr. and Phrontis McClain Heath. He served in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954 and retired from E.I. DuPont after 35 years. Following retirement he was an avid gardener and took great pleasure in sharing his harvest with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jackie Saxon Heath, five children, Sandra (Bobby) Matthews, Mike (Rita) Heath, Sharon (Ricky) Bell, Joanne (Marty) Harper, Linda (Tony) Oswald, 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Two sisters, Betty Dye and Mildred Boswell, two brothers George Lewis Heath and Daniel Martin Heath. He loved the Lord and he loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Earline Bennett and a grandson James Michael Heath Jr.