Mark A. Heaton

April 26, 1951 ‒ August 30, 2014

Fredericktown, Ohio

Mark A. Heaton, age 63, of Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Saturday August 30, 2014 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, on April 26, 1951 to the late Harry and Barbara (Schonauer) Heaton.

Mark was employed by Hot Tech Inc. where he was a skilled mason and union brick layer for over 40 years. He graduated from Fredericktown High School in 1969, playing football. After high school, Mark attended Baldwin Wallace College and was a place kicker on the football team. Mark had a passion for cooking, the outdoors, traveling, but most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends.

Mark is survived by his daughter, Heidi Thompson of Mount Vernon; a son, Mark (Rita) Heaton Jr. of Sunbury; 3 grandchildren, Taylee Thompson, Zain and Rhea Heaton; a brother, Jim (Shawn) Heaton of Hilliard; 2 sisters, Linda (Cless) Overly of Georgia and Kimberly (David) Hammock of Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. with a memorial service at 6 p.m. on Monday September 8, 2014 at the Palmyra Church of Christ in Fredericktown; 21184 Zolman Road, Fredericktown, OH 43019, with Evangelist Troy Northrop officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family of Mark Heaton.

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  • So sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Lori Dendinger & family
    Margaret Bryan

  • We are so very sorry for your loss…thoughts and prayers and our deepest sympathy to your entire family …

  • We are so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Our hearts and prayers are with you all during this great time of grief and loss. May he rest now in eternal peace.

  • Our hearts go out to Mark’s many family members and friends. His energy and skilled craftsmanship are legacy throughout the community in the stonework that will stand throughout time. Additionally, his smile, sparkling eyes , gentle voice and sense of humor will remain in our memories when ever we thin of him……

  • I’m so happy that I met you Heidi but I certainly wish it had been under different circumstances.
    I am praying for comfort for you and your family.
    I feel as if I had known your wonderful dad through the stories we shared about our fathers.
    I know that we everything happens for a reason and I truly believe Angels have been beside us since the Saturday that everything happened.
    I’m sending my love to you during this time and know I’m here if you need to talk.

  • Thinking of all the Heaton family and our deepest sympathies. Our hearts and prayers are with you all, as they are daily.

  • Condolences to my niece, Heidi and nephew Mark for the loss of their father, mark was a very nice person, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Aunt Mary, Uncle Dave Walker

  • To the family of Mark, sorry for your loss, one hell of nice guy. Love to watch him kick the ball over the fence at the old field. Awesome…

  • Hi cousins, Linda, Jim and Kim! I am so sad about our big and handsome Mark. I wish I could have been there today to see all of you and to meet the rest of Mark’s family. Your family has always had a very special place in my heart. I am sending you my love. From Scottsdale, Arizona, Shirley Mickley Wall