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Heath, Bruce R.

Rochelle - Bruce R. Heath, age 82 of Tullahoma, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was a native of Rochelle, IL, and the son of the late Ira Francis and Grace Stacey Heath. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Thayer Francis Heath. He was a United States Army Veteran and attended St. Stephen?s Anglican Church in Tullahoma. Mr. Heath is survived by his wife Connie Heath; children Deborah Dee (Ken) Wensel of Binghampton, NY, and Timothy Bruce Heath of Valparaiso, IN; step-children Jennifer Lynn Jones (Jeremy) Stephens of Winchester and Jarred Vincent Jones of Shelbyville; a sister Joyce Stacey Heath (O. ?Duke?) Semmler of Englewood, FL; grandchildren Matthew Aaron Wensel and Alexander James Heath; mother in law Janie V. Sartain of Tullahoma; a niece, nephews, and several other loving family and friends. Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the funeral home where services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Father Sam Clarke officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the New Reddens Chapel Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at


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