Joshua Beau Denton Heckman
Joshua Beau Denton Heckman
March 22, 2017 - May 15, 2017


Joshua Beau Denton Heckman, 7 ˝ weeks, of Palatka passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville due to a congenital illness.

Joshua was born on March 22, 2017 in St. Augustine. He loved music and his stuffed toys. He was loved by all.

He was preceded in death by an uncle, Dustin Behne and a cousin, Tracy Brown.

Surviving are his parents, Christopher and Nancy Borkert Heckman of Palatka; two uncles, Kevin Heckman (Leslie Huntley) of Welaka and Austin Behne of St. Augustine; an aunt, Amanda Mew of Palatka; maternal grandparents, Denny and Del-Marie Borkert of Palatka; paternal grandmother, Terry Heckman of Palatka; paternal grandfather, Jeff Heckman of Kissimmee; paternal great grandmother, Pansy Dingley of Bardin; maternal great grandmother, Mildred Russell of St. Augustine; and other extended family members.

Funeral services will be 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka with Chaplain Fred Caldwell officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In honor and celebration of Joshua’s life a Video Tribute will be shown.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Masters Funeral Home of Palatka, 3015 Crill Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177. Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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