Caleb Joseph Heath

HERSEY — Caleb Joseph Heath, 22, of Hersey, passed away in an automobile accident on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Caleb was born on Aug. 3, 1991, the son of David Joseph Heath and Melissa Renee Sprague. He was raised in the Hersey area and graduated from Reed City Area Public Schools in 2010.

Caleb had just started employment with Kraft Tube three weeks ago. Caleb loved life and lived it to the fullest; he had a great sense of humor, a smile and beautiful eyes that could light up the room when he entered. He loved music, basketball, weight lifting, dancing and especially loved spending time with all of his friends.

Caleb is survived by his parents, Melissa (Troy) Sprague, of Hersey, and David (Heidi) Heath, of Grand Rapids; his grandparents, Phyllis and Ralph Willis, of Evart. Karen and Dave Heath, of Irons, Nana, Grandma Cathy Jo Drilling, of Grand Rapids; his brothers, Kyle Heath, of Hersey, Mason Heath, of Grand Rapids, and Levi Heath, of Grand Rapids; two step-brothers, Seth Sprague, of Farwell, and William Usher, of Harrison; two step-sisters, Abby Sprague, of Farwell, and Hanna Sprague, of Farwell; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.

A memorial gathering has been scheduled in Caleb’s memory at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at “The River,” 6034 East Deer Path Road in Evart.

Memorial contributions in Caleb’s honor may be made payable to the family, c/o Melissa Sprague.

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