Longtime educator and Miller High School basketball coach Vance Heard passed away this weekend. We here at Kiii-TV 3News want to send our condolences to the Heard family.
According to his son, Heard was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year, and lost his battle with cancer on Saturday night. He leaves behind three sons, a daughter and his wife, Beulah.
Heard's passing comes a day after his 38th wedding anniversary.
Coach Heard spent 21-years at Miller High School, and had a 44-year career as a coach and educator. A memorial service is pending for Saturday. If you have questions about the service, call the Corpus Christi Funeral Home at 361-885-0076.
Heard was 85 years old.