Raymond P. Heath, 78, of New Smyrna Beach, sales manager for Sewer Equipment Company of Florida before his retirement, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at his home. Mr. Heath, a U.S. Army
veteran of the Korean Conflict
, was born in Detroit, MI and moved to the area in 1972 from Ft. Lauderdale. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach; Smyrna Yacht Club; Elks Lodge
#1557, Edgewater and a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Daytona Beach. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Joan M.; three sons, Dennis (Vickie) of Centennial, CO, Steven (Cathy) of New Braunfels, TX and Brian (Raquel) of New Smyrna Beach; one daughter, Raeann Keyser of Tampa; one sister, Margaret Drummond of E. China Township, MI; eleven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach. Cremation will be by Dudley Crematory, New Smyrna Beach. Cremains burial will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.