CW3 Lester E. Heath was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/20/2015 at the age of 76.0
Weatherford, TX
Flight Class 65-21
Date of Birth 11/06/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 69 SIG BN in 66, 39 SIG BN in 66
Call signs in Vietnam CABLE CAR, WOLF HOUSE
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Lester Ellis Heath, Jr., 75, of Weatherford passed away, Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his residence. Lester was born November 6, 1939 in Bossier City, LA to Lester and Benita Jahn Heath. He was an avid fisherman, golfer and photographer with travels including multiple safaris in South Africa. Lester was a Chief Warrant Officer III, US Army, with one tour in Vietnam flying helicopters, a flight instructor at Fort Wolters in Mineral Wells and was considered a Decorated Hero for saving people from a burning oil rig off Lafayette LA while working for PHI (Petroleum Helicopters Inc). Lester is survived by his son L.E. Heath III and wife Becky of Mansfield; grandchildren, Cohen Heath and Marie Wood; Ex-wife, Jackie Rhoten of Weatherford; siblings, Janice Wood of Beaumont, CA, Sari Greene of Wenatchee, WA and Jim Heath of Ellicott City, MD.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters

Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list

Return to VHPA web site

Date posted on this site: 07/05/2021

Copyright © 1998 - 2020 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association