Caleb Joseph Heath


Caleb Joseph Heath, age 22, of Hersey passed away in an automobile accident on Saturday, July 12, 2014.  Caleb was born on August 3, 1991, the son of David Joseph Heath and Melissa Renee Sprague.  He was raised in the Hersey area and graduated from the Reed City Public School in 2010.


Caleb had just started employment with Kraft Tube three weeks ago.  Caleb loved life and lived it to the fullest; he had a great sense of humor, a smile and beautiful eyes that could light up the room when he entered.  He loved music, basketball, weight lifting, dancing and especially loved spending time with all of his friends.


Caleb is survived by his parents, Melissa (Troy) Sprague of Hersey and David (Heidi) Heath of Grand Rapids; his grandparents:  Phyllis and Ralph Willis of  Evart, Karen and Dave Heath of Irons; Nana Grandma Cathy Jo Drilling of Grand Rapids, and his brothers:  Kyle Heath of Hersey, Mason Heath of Grand Rapids and Levi Heath of Grand Rapids; two step-brothers :  Seth Sprague of Farwell and William Usher of Harrison; two step-sisters:  Abby Sprague of Farwell and Hanna Sprague of Farwell; several aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.


A memorial gathering has been scheduled in Caleb’s memory for  Sunday, August 3  at 1 p.m. at “The River,” 6034 East Deer Path Road in Evart.


Memorial contributions in Caleb’s honor may be made payable to the family, c/o Melissa Sprague.


Condolences may be expressed to the family utilizing the guestbook below.







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  • sarah hicks (Thursday, July 17 14 05:11 pm EDT)

    All of my prayers and sympathy go out to your family. Caleb and i went to school together. We never spent much time together but we talked via facebook and text. He was an amazing man, an incredible
    friend and could always make me smile! Caleb will always be missed and loved!

  • Lori Heyboer (Thursday, July 17 14 01:31 pm EDT)

    with heart felt sympathy for your family, do I post this message- I had the honor of meeting you only a few times Caleb, but I know how much your family loved you, and what an amazing guy you were--
    may your family find peace in knowing you will always be here- through your wonderful memories your families have of you, and the countless friends you have, as well as the gifts you gave of yourself
    to help others who struggle to live-- God Bless--

  • Sarah Haslam (Tuesday, July 15 14 07:01 pm EDT)

    Missy and Troy - We ar so sorry! We can only imagine the feeling of loss. What a handsome, sweet boy! You are in our prayers.

  • Sharon Knapp (Tuesday, July 15 14 08:11 am EDT)

    My deepest and sincere condolences to Caleb's family and friends. ((Hugs)) Missy. I remember when we worked together at a products how proud you were of your boys and how much you loved them. A
    mothers loss like this, is beyond what any words can describe. Take one day at a will take time to even feel normal again and the loss will never go away, but I pray that in time God will
    give you peace.

  • Cathy Jo Heath (Monday, July 14 14 02:02 pm EDT)

    You were my firstborn grandson and I loved you with all my heart. I will miss your laugh, humor, and warm hugs.
    You will be misses every moment of every day. Love, Grandma Nana Cathy Jo Drilling Heath

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