Brian Charles Heck, born March 23, 1984 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to George Heck and Deborah Heck, passed on December 30, 2009. Brian was the youngest of three children and is survived by his brothers Mark Heck and wife Vanessa and nephew Harrison of Plano, Texas and David Heck and nephew Isaiah of Houston, Texas. His grandparents, George and Hilda Heck, of Highland Heights, Kentucky and Carlos and Lillie Lafaye of St. Louis, Missouri preceded him in death.
Brian attended elementary and junior high school in Richmond, Texas and high school at the International School of Prague in the Czech Republic and graduated from the Vanguard School, Lake Wales, Florida. Brian attended Valencia Junior College in Orlando Florida and Houston Community College. He was planning to attend Texas State University.
Brian was a creative and gifted young man. He excelled in creative writing, music production and enjoyed the study of different religions and cultures. He is best known for his gifts of kindness and sharing with other people. Brian’s favorite way to pass time was reading and conversing with friends. He was a blessing to his family and many friends around the world. He wanted to obtain a Literature degree and teach in international schools and help people less fortunate than himself.
A service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway near the Dairy Ashford exit at 10:00 am. Friends and family are invited to attend the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to NAMI, 3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22003 or www.NAMI.org or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN or www.STJUDE.org.