Drexel Randolph Heath, 86, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
He was owner of Heath Oil Co. and a Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Guion Heath of McCarley; sister, Mildred Coggins of Tupelo; brother, Wade Heath of Louisville; and five grandchildren, Amanda Sherman, Heath Sherman, Maggie Hollister and Haley and Hiliary Heath.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wade Heath and Ophelia Carr Heath; daughter, Melanie Hollister; sons, Randy and Larry Heath; and brother, James Carr Heath.