Tony E. Heard, 58, passed away Wednesday (April 3, 2013) at home.
Mr. Heard was born on Jan. 6, 1955 in Madisonville, Tenn., the son of Jennette Heard. On Dec. 12, 1985, he married Eliza Richie, who survives.
Tony worked as a steel worker for Bethlehem Steel in Buffalo until his retirement.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Jeaninne (JD Zeager) Heard of Cuba, Kathlina (Dominic) Gainer of Kentucky, Latoya (Fred) Zeh and Myia (Bert) Kinnicutt, both of Wellsville; one son, Tony E. Heard, Jr. of Batavia; his mother, Jennette Heard of Buffalo; one sister, Kathy Heard of Buffalo; 9 grandchildren, Trenon Zeager, Kaiyia Heard, Kalvyn Heard, Genesis Heard, Sion Malachi Cotton, Fred M. Zeh, Jr., Meaddoah Zeh, Ephariam M. Zeh and Donnie Edward Kinnicutt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the Baker-Swan Funeral Home, 3256 Riverside Drive in Wellsville. The funeral service will be held on Monday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home immediately following the visitation.