Brian was employed as a corrections sergeant/counselor for 25 years at the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction at Grafton Correctional Institution.
He was a member of the Elyria Eagles Club and was looking forward to traveling after his retirement.
Brian is survived by a brother, Jeffrey (Linda) Heathcote of Elyria; sister, Barbara (Thomas) Hadaway of LaGrange; nieces, Jennifer and Julie Heathcote; nephew, Christopher (Dawn) Heathcote; five great-nieces and one great-nephew.
He was preceded in death by his father Harold “Archie” Heathcote in 2000; and his mother, Marguerite “Marge” Heathcote in 2012.
Friends will be received Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 5 until 8 P.M., at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria. A Graveside Service will be Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 11 A.M., at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township. Reverend Josh Moldenhauer, Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Oberlin, will officiate.