Dighton- Brian David Heath, 59, died on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton. He was born on October 30, 1960 at Dighton the son of C. Francis & Wilma J. (Edsall) Heath.
Brian attended early schooling at a local handicapped teaching school in Dighton. He then attended the Beamgard Learning Center in Atwood until he was 21 years old. He moved to Garden City in 1981 to become part of SDSI which later became Mosiac. He participated in the Mosiac employment opportunities by being a bagger at Dillons, on the cleaning crew at KDOT and Sunflower Electric, Dish Washer at the Hilton, on a yard crew and the belt manufacturing team. In 2018 he moved back to Dighton. He was a member of St Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton and really enjoyed his Salvation Army membership. He enjoyed motorcycles, watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas State Universities teams and cheering on Hulk Hogan in the WWE. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Sister- Chris Heath, Brother- Joe Heath, Brother-In-Law- Allan Smeltzer, Nephew- Kevin James and Great-Nephew- Baylor James.
He is survived by his Brother- Steve & Mary Heath of Dighton and 4 Sisters- Susan Smeltzer and Betty & Larry Haas both of Augusta and Carolyn & Brent Dutoit and Marilyn & Alan James, and Sister-In-Law Trudy Heath all of Dighton and many Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday at St Theresa Catholic Church with Rev Warren Stecklein as Celebrant. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Lane County Hospital or St Theresa Catholic Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 N. Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839