Cpl. Terry's Story

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Cpl. Terry Maxwell Heath, USMC, 21, of Princeton died Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Princeton from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born May 23, 1996, in Sandusky, OH, he was the son of Lawrence Allen Heath and Carolyn Edith Dinger Heath of Princeton. Terry was currently serving with the USMC at Camp Lejeune, NC. He was a 2014 graduate of Princeton High School. Terry immediately entered the United States Marine Corps and following Basic Training and Marine Combat Training had deployments to Moron, Spain and Djibouti, Africa, before returning to Camp Lejeune where he completed his training in Electrical School. He was home on leave awaiting deployment to Belize, Central America to assist with wiring of a medical facility. Terry loved his dirt bikes, motorcycles, pick-up truck and guns.He was an avid hunter and enjoyed 4-wheeling and mudding with his friends. He had been a resident of Princeton since 2001 moving here from Bellevue, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Max Dinger; paternal grandmother, Alice M. Snider; and uncle whom he was named after, Terry Dinger.
In addition to his parents, Terry is survived by two brothers, Tony Sebetto of Fremont, OH, and Todd Allen Heath of Bellevue, OH; one sister, Heidi Sue Rhodes and husband Todd of Ft. Wayne, IN; maternal grandmother, Marion Buie of Conneaut, OH; paternal grandfather, Robert L. Heath, Sr. and wife Helen of Flat Rock, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Terry's life will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2017 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Reverend Scott Sears officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the United States Marine Corps Honor Guard. In honoring Terry's wishes, he will be cremated following the service. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the service hour Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mercer County Animal Shelter for Medical/Food, 961 Shelter Road, Princeton, WV 24740. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com
Published on May 31, 2017
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