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The Kennedy Mortuary, Inc.
Thursday November 7th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Graveside Service

Friday November 8th, 2019

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Fredric Heatley

Fredric James “Fred” Heatley


Hickory Tavern


Fredric James “Fred” Heatley, age 78, of 1922 Neely Ferry Road, and husband of Patricia Marie Davis Heatley, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at his home. 


Born in Corning, NY, he was a son of the late Curtis Newton and Sharlee Norma Lockwood Heatley.  Fred was a Captain in the USAF during Vietnam and retired as a Systems Analyst after 25 years with IBM.  He also dedicated 13 years of service to the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.  Mr. Heatley was a Carnival and Circus Historian and was of the Methodist faith.


Surviving in addition to his wife of 53 years are: two daughters, Julie Elizabeth Heatley of Spartanburg, SC and Leslie Marie Wright of Aberdeen, Scotland; and one brother, Thomas J. Heatley and wife Carol of Hamburg, NY.


In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased by a brother, Allan L. Heatley.


The family will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, November 7, 2019.


Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Westview Memorial Park in Laurens.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Fred to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615 or to the Hickory Tavern Fire Department, 73 Hickory Heights Drive, Gray Court, SC  29645.


Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Fredric Heatley

J.W. "Weslee" Bair Nov 6 2019 12:00 AM

Sending love,prayers and healing to Pat and his daughters!!! RIP Fred and thank you for your service!!!Xoxo

Laura Haupfear Nov 4 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Fredric Heatley

Mike Johnson Nov 4 2019 12:00 AM

Pat, Julie, & Family,
Although no words can really help ease the loss you bear, just know thatyou are very close in every thought and prayer. My heart is with you in your time of sorrow. I will forever miss my buddy, Fred.
With love and deepest sympathy. ~ Wendy

Wendy Powell Nov 4 2019 12:00 AM

A Sunflower Tribute Vase was ordered on November 4, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Nov 4 2019 12:00 AM