Epting Funeral Home

709 N. Walton, Bentonville, AR

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Phone: 479-273-3443

Dick Heitz

Rogers , AR

1933 - 2013

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Published: April 1, 2013

Richard "Dick" Harlan Heitz, 80, of Rogers, Ark., died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1933, in Paris, Ill., the son of Mildred Landrith and Harlan Heitz.

He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Rogers for many years. He had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area for over 35 years after moving from Louisiana. He served with the United States Air Force for over 25 years. He spent several years as a corporate pilot for Hudson Foods.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.

Dick is survived by his wife of 59 years, Nancy Heitz, of the home, whom he married Nov. 9, 1953; one son, Bruce Heitz and his wife, Teresa, of Rogers; three daughters, Karen Grattafiori and her husband, John, of Powder Springs, Ga., Lisa Durham and her husband, Jim, of Kalamazoo, Mich., Karla Monson and her husband, Brian, of Hot Springs; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the family. Inurnment will be at National Cemetery in Fayetteville.

The family has requested no flowers, and that memorials may be sent to Peace Lutheran Church to the "Food Bank."

Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences:

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