Timothy Michael Heaston was born June 30, 1961 to David Leo Heaston and Donna (Yilek) Heaston in Downey, CA. He died August 4, 2016 at age 55, in Omaha, NE.
Tim attended Kindergarten at Garretson Elementary School, St. Edwards School (1st – 8th grade) in Corona, attended three years of high school at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, CA, studying Mechanical Technology. He attended his senior year and graduated from Burrroughs High School in 1979, in Ridgecrest, CA. Later, he attended a technical school for Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD operator) in Los Angeles.
As a Boy Scout, in Troop 121 of Corona, CA, his delighted accomplishments were to climb to the top of the peak of Mt. Whitney, a canoe trip on the Colorado River, and receive the Ad Altare Dei Award, presented by Bishop Leo T. Maher of the San Diego Diocese. In the summer of 1976 he was affiliated with the Corona Police Explorers’, Post 404.
Tim’s first work experience was working for a family friend in the avocado orchards of South Corona, with his brothers Martin and William. There was a short term of employment at the Circle City Hospital in the dietary and radiology departments.
After High School his employment was, working through Comarco in Ridgecrest, CA, at Michelson Laboratory in China Lake, CA, and later at Johnson Controls in the Los Angeles area in the construction of the “Red Line”. Tim engaged in notable projects in design and drafting with these companies.
Tim enjoyed retelling his stories of life experiences. His interests included roller blading, skiing in Utah, cars, and listening to a variety of different music types, to include Neil Young, T-Rex, David Bowie, Dire Straights and most recently, Dolly Parton, and recently his Facebook Friends. Through the years, he respected all animals as pets and friends.
Timothy is survived by his mother Donna Heaston, brothers Martin Heaston and William Heaston of Corona, CA, sister Angela Harbour (Terry) of Riverside, CA, an aunt Mary “Chris” (Heaston) Carlson of Omaha, NE, a niece Katherine Heaston of Lawndale, CA and nephew Robert L. Heaston of Moreno Valley, CA and their mother Sheri Heaston, a step nephew Tommy Harbour and family of San Bernardino, CA, Christine Harbour and family of Fort Worth, TX, cousins Anthony Heaston (Connie), Debra Hilt (Michael), and Robert W. Heaston of Orange County, CA.