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Harold W. "Hal" Heers, Sr. 102, Glasgow, died Friday, July 28, 2017, at his residence.
A son of the late Harry Frank Heers and Julia Grotness Heers, he was a real estate builder and developer. He was a dedicated family man who loved to cook and teach his children and grandchildren the building trade. He was a member of the free masons, an animal advocate and an avid golfer. He had designed a large number of golf courses around this and other countries and was a devoted member of the Barren River Animal Welfare Association (BRAWA).
Survivors include his wife, Kaye; four children: Harry C. Heers and Randy Scott Heers, of Glasgow, Susan Rae Carstens, of Tallahassee, Fla., and Sandra Lynn Heers, of Gardnerville, Nev.; six "Life Children": Frank Straub of Germany, Paulden Evan of Riverside, Calif., ChiChi Rafela of Italy, Im Lin of Laos, Edoaurdo Costantini of Italy, Tharach "Pipe" Pradubsilpha and Thanut "Pound" Pradubsilpha of Thailand; 19 grandchildren: Hally, Lynn Ann, John, David, Steven, Nicole, Shannon, Jon Jon, Gary, Tammy, Matthew, Julie, Calaine, Cindy, Chris, Rheanna, Mark, Charlotte and Cary; one brother: Charles Heers and his wife, Marilyn, of Newport Beach, Calif.; and numerous great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three children: Harold "Hal" Heers Jr., Julia "Jill" Heers and Melissa "Missy" Veitch; and two brothers: Robert "Bob" Heers and Carrol Heers.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to BRAWA.
Published on July 28, 2017
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