Betty Jo Bond Heck

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    - Frank Calcagni
  • "So sorry for the loss praying for the family."
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Betty Jo Bond Heck
Betty Jo Bond Heck passed away on September 10, 2018. She was born in Daytona Beach, the daughter of Minnie Hamilton and Joe G. Faircloth. She was raised by her mother and Bill Newman, her step-father. Mrs. Heck graduated from Mainland High School. She also attended Daytona Beach Community College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where she studied for a private pilot's license. Mrs. Heck worked in local print shops and at the News-Journal as a typesetter and graphic artist. She also worked professionally in music and theatre, including Walt Disney World and 30 years with Quimby Records. Local music and theatre performing was a big part of her life. She appeared in many plays, concerts and church choirs. Sweet Adelines was an important part of her life for 30 years. She was a pianist and retired as director of music at First Christian Church of Ormond Beach. Mrs. Heck was a devoted and forever beloved mother and grandmother who enjoyed fishing and camping with her family. Mrs. Heck is survived by her four children Alan Bond, Jr., Sandra Wells, Robin Dvorak and Mark Bond; five grandchildren: Richard Wells, Timothy Bond, Joe Bond, Ashley Bond and Christopher Bond; two great grandchildren: Logan Bond and Zoey Bond; two half sisters: Jan Shashaguay and Lyn Newman Desautels; and two half brothers: Lee and Larry Faircloth. A memorial service will be held at First Christian Church of Ormond Beach at 50 Seville Street on September 30th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a lunch reception with entertainment including many family, artistic and performance photographs and video. All are welcome to come and enjoy the celebration of life of a true and unique Daytona Beach native.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Sept. 15 to Sept. 16, 2018