Anthony Russell "Tony" Heil(April 4, 1958 - February 24, 2013)

Anthony Russell "Tony" Heil died at his home in Port Angeles on February 24, 2013.

Anthony was born in Seattle on April 4, 1958, to Inez Valentine Truex Heil and Richard Lutz Heil.

On July 29, 1979, Anthony married Shirley Elaine Nelson. The couple had two children, Matthew William (Tonya) Heil and Sharla (Lad) Lynn Libra.

They were later divorced.

Anthony served in the Army. He was employed as a glass installer, served as firefighter and emergency medical technician for Clallam County Fire District No. 2, and attended Peninsula College to study welding.

Anthony married Sandra J. Hill on August 9, 2009.

Anthony loved to fish, golf, travel and watch NASCAR. He enjoyed his last years in retirement.

Besides his wife and children, he is survived by his brother, Richard Andrew (Sharon) Heil of California; his father, Dick (Delores) Heil of Arizona; a grandson, Brian Heil of Sultan, Washington; a stepson, Walter D. Norton; three stepsisters; and two stepbrothers.

His mother preceded him in death.

A celebration of life was held on March 3, 2013.

Interment will be in Mount View Cemetery, Auburn, Washington.

Published in The Peninsula Daily News on Mar. 17, 2013