Tommy Joe “TJ” Heth

Tommy Joe “TJ” Heth, 66, of Mason died at 5:15 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at Effingham Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Effingham.

Private family services were held with burial at Mahon Cemetery, rural Mason. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mahon Cemetery. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

TJ was born on Thursday, Feb. 8, 1951 in Decatur, IL to Merle and Joyce (Crawford) Heth. He was affiliated with Asbury United Methodist Church. He was retired from Effingham Equity.

He is survived by his brother, Harold (Sue) Heth of Shumway; sisters, Evelyn Lash of Modesto, CA, Jackie Blair (friend, Dennis Parks) of Effingham, and Mary Jane (Gary) Beck of Mason; many nieces and nephews and Charlie the Cockatoo.

TJ was preceded in death by his parents

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