Obituary of Kenneth Robert Heath Jr.

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Kenneth Robert Heath Jr., 56 of Pittsfield died Saturday December 1, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. Kenneth was born in Pittsfield on August 19, 1962 son of Kenneth Robert Heath Sr. and Gail (Lanoue) Heath. He was educated in Mount Everett High School and was a member of the wrestling team while there. After high school Kenneth proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in Spain. Kenneth graduated from the Fire Academy in Stow MA. He worked at the Barrington Fairground as a groundskeeper, worked for area tree companies among them Haupt and Aspludh and worked as a chef at the Red Lion Inn and the Peppermill. Kenneth was a member of the Tolland and Monterey Fire Depts, was in 4-H and Boy Scouts and enjoyed fishing. Kenneth is survived by his mother Gail Heath of Monterey, one daughter Sherri Lee Heath of Monterey and adopted brother Mark Little of Monterey. Kenneth was predeceased by his father, Kenneth Robert Heath Sr. and sister Kristine Heath.

A private graveside service with Military Honor will be held in Corashire Cemetery at a later time. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Soldier On in care of BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through

6 Responses to Obituary of Kenneth Robert Heath Jr.

  1. Gail – I’m so sorry for your loss – so much pain – my thoughts and prayers are with you at such a difficult time

    • Matt and I are so sad for you to het lose another love one and for him to be so young. It is hard to believe that 61 years ago your house was our first home. We hope that you will be comforted by your family and friends. God Bless. Matt and Jean Tomich

  2. Gail and Sherri, much love and prayers to you both during this difficult time.

  3. I have good memories of washing up TFD trucks back in Tolland with Kenny before parades, listening to his “war stories” and learning about his life. RIP Kenny Heath.

  4. Gail and Sherri I am so sorry for your loss, you both are in my prayers

  5. I am truly sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one can be very hard. May all of you find comfort and peace in all the loving memories you’ve shared together with your loved one. Please find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God understands your grief and will strengthen a heart broken and crush (Psalm34:18)

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