Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





August 2, 1949- June 14, 2009

ELBERT Joe Andrew Heizer, III, age 59, of Elbert, W.Va., died peacefully Sunday morning, June 14, 2009 surrounded by his loving family at his residence. Born August 2, 1949 in Welch, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joe Andrew Heizer, II and Betty Ann Queen Heizer.

He was a 1967 graduate of Gary High School. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Gary, W.Va. He worked for Multiple Elevator Companys as an installer. He loved gardening and was a resident of Elbert most of his life.

 Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.His survivors include two sons, Dustin Heizer and wife Jennifer of Atlanta, Ga., Joshua Heizer and wife Rose of Locust Grove, Ga.; four grandchildren, Caleb Heizer, Noah Heizer, Abigail Heizer, and Aiden Heizer; one brother, Larry Heizer of Elbert, W.Va.; one sister, Betty Ann Sprouse of Welch, W.Va.; one aunt, Mary Ann Woolard of Chicago, Ill.; nephews and nieces, Felicia and Michael Spencer, Roy and Cindy Salmons, Phillip and Brittney Sprouse, Neil Heizer, Christopher Heizer, and Michelle Laneave.

Mass of Christian Funeral will be celebrated Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Gary, W.Va. with Father That Son-Nguyen as Celebrant. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, P.O. Box 130, Gary, WV 24836.Arrangements by Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, W.Va.