Willie Frank Heard, Jr. was born on August 13, 1959, to the union of Willie Frank Hear, Sr., and Roseanna Zackery Heard in Ashland, AL.
He confessed Christ at an early age. He became a member of Bethel Baptist Church in the early 1980's. He attended Clay County High School, where he played football his number was 65.
He was employed at Gold Kist chicken plant for many years, he also worked for the Clay County Sheriff's Department and did construction work. He was also a truck driver for AJA Trucking Co and many other companies. He was an Alabama football fan.
Along Mr. Heard's life journey, he met the woman of his dream and was united in Holy Matrimony to Luenell Barron on October 30, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents Willie Frank Heard, Sr. and Roseanne Zackery Heard; three sisters, Louise Heard, Jo Anna Heard, and Brenda Cooley; one grandson, Christian Heard.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memories, children, Marquise Ballard, Kimberly Heard (Spencer) Carter, Willie Andre (Joyce) Heard, Erika Heard, Dee Patrick Heard, Willie Frank Heard III, WilTianna Heard, Avery Barron, Sheleta, Martel Amber, Eric; 17 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann (Donald) Sims; two aunts, Betty Taylor, and Sharlon Carr; one uncle, Marlon Carr; a special cousin, Jane Zackery; a very special friend, Matthew Hughley; bonus family, Deforst family and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A very special thank you to Clay County Hospice family, God Bless you (you were there every step of the way).
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