Billie Heard, age 86, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Hyde Heard; parents, Albert Lee Heard and Allean Heard Hester; brothers, Albert Lee Heard, Jr. and Jerry Hester; great granddaughter, Dylan Isabella Smith.
He is survived by his children, Tommy (Janie) Heard of Dallas, GA, Cathy (Dennis) Hill of Canton, GA, Vicki (Charles) Smith of Telford, TN, Eric (Patricia) Heard of Cumming, GA; siblings, Bonnie (Rene) Gunter-Jimenez, Wendell (Carolyn) Hester, Lynda Malone and Jimmy Hester; 7 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and many other loving relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Heard will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton with Rev. Lee Gaddis and Rev. Bud Sutton. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service.
Those wishing to make donations please consider Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.pancan.org.
Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming is in charge of arrangements.