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John Timothy “Tim” Heater, 59 of Phoenix, passed away May 4, 2013 after a long battle with a serious illness.  Tim was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on August 29, 1953 to Paul and Jane Heater.  Tim worked many years in the construction industry before becoming a Certified Technician for a local back-flo metering company.  Tim was highly respected for his expertise by many local municipalities.  Tim leaves his loving wife Natalie; daughter Michele & grandchildren Frankie, Nicholas, Mikala & Benjamin; daughter Alicia & grandchildren Christopher, Elysium & Levi; son Marine Gunnery Sgt. Christopher & Renee Heater & grandchildren Jackson & Taylor. Tim also leaves behind his brothers & sisters, Tony & Cheryl Earl, Terry & Roxi Heater, Paula & Marty Olson, Pam Miller & Kurtis Halquist and Penny & Ron Pimkowski along with many nephews & nieces.  Tim was preceded in death by former wife Denise Heater, granddaughter Jianna Stratton and parents Paul & Jane Heater.  There will be a Memorial Service at Best Funeral Services Chapel  (501 E. Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ) on Friday May 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm.  A gathering will follow at Penny & Ron’s Residence, 1412 E. Charleston Rd, NE Phoenix.   In lieu of flowers please make donations in Tim’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.