Richard E. Heath


Mechanic Falls – Richard E. Heath, 58, of Oxford died Tuesday, Jan. 9.

He was born in Rumford on June 24, 1948, to Carl Heath Jr. and Idella Buckingham Heath.

He had worked for many years as a terminal manager in operations in the trucking industry. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a giving, compassionate and caring man; he will be remembered dearly by all who knew him.

He was the husband of Janice Heath; father of Christopher L. Health and Kerrie Heath Jenkins; grandfather of Elizabeth Jane Heath; brother of Carlene Dupuis, Margaret St. Cyr, Rendell Heath, Delores Fourcaudot, Joyce Heath, Roger Heath and Janet Heath.

He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother, Robert “Hector” Heath.