Samuel Arthur Heaton Jr.

Published 9:06 pm Monday, November 6, 2017

Mr. Samuel Arthur Heaton Jr., 94, of US 64 W., Mocksville, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center.

Mr. Heaton was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Richmond County, Ga. to the late Samuel Arthur and Ruby Shifflet Heaton. He was a member of First United Baptist Church of Clayton, Ga.  Mr. Heaton served in the U.S. Navy for 26 years and was a retired physician after 40 years of practice.  He was a loving husband who loved golf and baseball and adored his cats, Maggie and Precious. Mr. Heaton was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.   

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Williamson Heaton.

Survivors: 2 sons, Samuel A. Heaton III (Pam) of Mocksville and Dr. James L. Heaton of Blairsville, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Jan Heaton of Macon, Ga.; 2 grandchildren, Jason Lanier Heaton and Jackson Thomas Heaton; and a sister, Margaret Anne Hargrove of Farmville, Va.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Eaton Funeral Chapel.

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.