James A. Heathman
                             September 4, 1931 ~ January 11, 2018

James Arthur Heathman, 86, of Middlebury, formerly of Waterford, MI, died
at 9:25 pm on Thursday at Goshen Health Hospital. He was born on
September 4, 1931 in Harrisburg, Ill, to Carl and Freda (Deaton) Heathman.
On May 7, 1961 in Birmingham, MI he married Nancy Pollock, she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, Steven Heathman of Waterford,
MI; a daughter, Cindy (Phil) Houser of Middlebury; five grandchildren,
Lauren (Daniel) Haffner, Alexander Houser, Jordan Houser, Patrick
Heathman, Delaney Heathman; two great grandchildren, Emma and Claire
Haffner. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Edward
Heathman. James had worked 30 years for GMC in security; he was the
owner/operator of J & D Auto Sales and also had worked for Jim Douglas
Auto Sales, both of Pontiac, MI. He belonged to The Toy Makers of
Greencroft, Middlebury and attended First United Methodist Church of
Middlebury.  He enjoyed golfing, bowling and loved cars. He especially
loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will be from
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday, January 20, at First United Methodist
Church,  Middlebury. A memorial service will follow at 12:00 pm on
Saturday  also at the church. Services will be conducted by Pastor Ron
Russell. Memorials contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The
Toy Makers of Greencroft, Middlebury.  

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We are so sorry for your loss. May your hearts be comforted by the
ever-present love of God and the volumes of happy memories you have
From: Lucy and Wayne Dickey
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I am saddened to hear of the loss of your loved one.  May God wrap his
loving arms around you, giving you peace and comfort in the coming days.
From: Debi Copeland
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James was a Customer of ours for many years and our thoughts are with
his family & friends. He will be missed.
From: HonestBuckeye.com
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Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about Jim's passing. My prayers are with you.
From: Aunt Margie
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Nancy and family I was so sorry to hear of Jim's passing..you're in my
thoughts and prayers..love and miss you Cindy lou
From: Cindy Pauly
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We are so sorry to learn of your loss, Nancy.  Our deepest sympathy to you
and your beautiful family in this time of sadness.  Our comforting prayers
are with you and your family.
From: Marilyn and Howard Podlesak
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A friend for life and so many happy memories of our families on Mark
Road.  My prayers and condolences to Nancy and family at this sad time.
From: Joanne Genaw
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Nancy: Jim may be gone from our sight but he will remain forever in my
heart. Love,Syd
From: Syd
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We are very sorry for your loss.  Prayers to all.
Scott, Fetije, Gabrielle, and Cole Vollrath
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So sorry for your loss.  A true friend who will be dearly missed.
From: Fred and Mary Vollrath