Kameron James Heyward

The Lord called Kameron James Heyward home from labor to reward on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the age of 16 surrounded by his parents, sister and family.  Kameron was born Dec. 11, 2001 to James and Gloria (Vela) Heyward. He attended Aransas Pass High School and was entering his sophomore year. He was a member of Faith Mission Church of God in Christ and loved life. He found strength in God to help him with the obstacles he endured. He was his sister’s biggest fan, following and commentating on all sporting activities she participated in. Kameron loved sports and enjoyed watching sporting events with family and friends. On NFL Draft Day Kameron would inform everyone about the results of the draft. His favorite college team was the Oregon Ducks. He enjoyed joking around with everyone by saying smart comments. He was a great son, brother, nephew, and cousin. Kameron was preceded in death by his paternal grand- mother, Frankie Mae Heyward; and maternal grandmother, Estella Vela. Kameron’s memories will be cherished by his parents, James “Coon” and Gloria (Vela) Heyward and sister Courteney Heyward of Aransas Pass; grandfather, James Heyward of Aransas Pass; Granduncle Joe (Linda) Vela of Corpus Christi; Uncle Anthony (Nita) Vela of San Diego, TX; Aunt Lillie Mae Heyward of Aransas Pass; Aunt Holly “Lolo” Gross of Ingleside; Uncle Stephen (Caitlin) Heyward of Aransas Pass; Uncle Jonathan (Elia) Heyward of Ingleside; Aunt Swana (Rene) Owens of Smithville; and a host of special cousins, Miranda, Kriselda, Kaylee, Tim, Terrance, Stephon, Swana, Kiah, Jacoby, Christopher (C.J.), Porsha, and Spencer. A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Coastal Bend Family Worship Center. Burial followed at Aransas Memorial Park Cemetery in Rockport. Online condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com . Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory. 

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