First Posted: 2/5/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Tommy Carnell Heath, 65, of Mount Airy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at his home. Mr. Heath was born in Surry County March 31, 1943, to Henry Walter and Vergal Mae McBride Heath. He was a loving father, grandfather and a good friend to all who knew him. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and Ronald Martin and Heather and Charles Newman II, all of Mount Airy; two sons, Tommy Heath of Mount Airy and Timmy Heath of Lexington; grandchildren, Kelly Martin of Greenville and T.J. Heath of Mount Airy; a stepgrandson and spouse, Chris and Heather Martin of Mount Airy; four stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Lettie Heath and Wayne and Linda Heath, all of Mount Airy; and mothers of his children, Lorraine Heath and Cheryl Holder, both of Mount Airy. In addition to his parents, Mr. Heath was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Lee Franklin Frankie Heath. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jimmy McCraw and special speaker, Monroe Johnson. Burial will follow in the McBride Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.