George F. Heitz III, 52, of Millville died suddenly Monday morning, Dec. 19, 2011, as a result of an automobile accident.
Born in Sea Isle City, he grew up in Millville and graduated from Millville High School, Class of 1977. Mr. Heitz worked as a receiving clerk for Val Mode in Bridgeton, Rennoc Corp. in Vineland, and most recently for Industrial Supplies in Millville for 26 years. He attended the Methodist Church. Mr. Heitz was an avid fisherman and an accomplished pheasant hunter. In his younger days, he was an Eagles Scout with Troop No. 5 of Millville, and a pitcher for the VFW Little League team. Being in the outdoors was what he truly enjoyed.
Mr. Heitz is survived by his companion, Blanche Lillia; one daughter, Brandy L. Heitz of Millville; his parents, George and Marion (Tozer) Heitz Jr. of Millville; his sister, Susan Heitz of Millville; and two grandchildren, Tyler Jones and Jameson Gillen. He was predeceased by his beloved dog, Rocky, who died with him in the accident.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad St., Millville. There will be a viewing from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park in Millville.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the George F. Heitz III Memorial Account, in care of Millville Savings and Loan, P.O. Box 190, Millville, NJ 08332.
Written tributes may be sent to www.christyfuneralservice.com.