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 Richard Neil “Dick” Heaton

Richard Neil “Dick” Heaton

Birth
Norton, Norton County, Kansas, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 92)
Salina, Saline County, Kansas, USA
Burial Norton, Norton County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 62711729 · View Source
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Dick was the son of Tom and Gertrude (Graves) Heaton. After graduating from Norton Community High School in 1936, he attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1941.

He married Susan M. Johnson on 12 July 1942. Dick joined the Army Signal Corps and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946 as a Captain.

Dick and Susan returned to Norton where Dick joined his family's Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Many of his customers simply called him "The Coke Man". Dick and his brothers owned the Norton Pig Company for many years. He was also instrumental in starting New Age Industrial Corporation.

Dick and Susan moved to Salina to be near there son. Susan passed away on 26 November 2008 after 66 years of marriage.

Dick was survived by one son and daughter-in-law, six grandchildren, and one brother.


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  • Created by: Dıehard
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711729
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Neil “Dick” Heaton (26 Jan 1918–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711729, citing Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Dıehard (contributor 46809256) .