ALBANY- William 'Billy' George Heath, 63, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Niskayuna, NY to the late Bill and Dorothy (Kaminski) Heath on October 23, 1953.
Billy graduated from Guilderland High School in 1972. His working career was spent with the Michaels Building Group and most recently at the New Visions, WWAARC.
His many hobbies included going to the Fonda Speedway; watching NASCAR; Saratoga Racino and playing bingo; and especially spending time with his family.
He was a member of the Guilderland Elks Club and a past member of the Guilderland Center Fire Department.
He is survived by his sister Karen (Jim) Miller; his brothers John (Karen), Tom (Dawn), Terry (Sharon), Bob (Julie), and Bruce; his nieces Danielle and Kiera Heath and nephews Kyle and William Heath; his aunts Joan Heath, Peggy Drummond and Janet Heath; and many cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 from 5-7PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main St., Altamont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 10AM at Christ the King Church, 20 Sumter Ave., Albany.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Rosemont House and at the WWAARC; Capital Care Medical Group, Dr. Tetreault; Albany Cardiology, Dr Coplin; Pulmonary and Critical Care, Dr. Gold; Capital Region Orthopaedics, Dr. Das.
Donations may be made in Billy's memory to New Visions, WWAARC, 334 Krumkill Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159