Originally Published: June 17, 2010 9:47 p.m.
Tommy L. Heatwole of Prescott, Ariz., passed away on June 11, 2010, at the age of 78. He was born Jan. 4, 1932, in Glendale, Ariz., to Merle and Iola Heatwole.
Tom is survived by his wife, Jenny; his four children, Tommy L. Jr., Jay (Anne), Johnny (Laurie) and Kathy (Scott) Kepner; as well as two stepchildren, Christy (Breck) Sneed and Randy (Kaylie) Delbridge; and nine grandchildren, Briana, Lauren, Dylan, Jayson, Rebecca, Jordan, William, Corey and MacKenzie. He is also survived by his brother Duane (Toni); sister Merlene (Gene) Neil; several close cousins and many dear friends.
He will forever be missed by his family and friends and will be remembered as one of the most generous souls to walk this earth; giving of his time, talent and treasure at every turn, most often in quiet fashion.
At Tommy's request, no services have been planned. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to your favorite charities, or Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
Hampton Funeral Home assisted the family in final arrangements. Please visit www.hamptonfuneralhome.com to sign Tommy's guestbook.
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