Liam Joshua Hepworth

Published 8:01 pm Monday, July 11, 2011

Liam Joshua Hepworth of Hueytown passed away at only 18 months old on Thursday, July 7, 2011, due to a tragic accident while vacationing at Orange Beach.

Liam was born on Dec. 23, 2009, in Hueytown to his loving parents, Joshua and Cynthia (Cyndi) Hepworth. Liam was such a special, adorable and happy child whose laugh brought joy to everyone around him.  Even though his life was very short on this earth, he changed people’s lives in ways he will never know.


Liam will be survived by his mother and father, Joshua and Cynthia Hepworth of Hueytown; his Pops and Nana, Dale and Laura Hepworth of Calera; Papa and Grams, Jim Ed and Elaine Ray of Hueytown; great grandparents, Leigh Littlejohn of Millbrook, Idabelle Gay of Hueytown, and Glenn and Carolyn Hepworth of Pueblo, Colo; and great-great grandparent, Loraine Arant of Wetumpka.

Uncles and aunts are as follows: J. Cameron and Kami Hepworth of Nashville, Lt. Ryan and MaKenzie Hepworth of Calera, Matthew and Mallorie Murray of Dallas, Daniel and Cameron Rogers of Hueytown and Hunter Hepworth of Calera. Cousins are as follows from oldest to youngest: Colby Hepworth, Carsen Hepworth, Nickolas Hepworth, Alex Hepworth, Kylee Hepworth, Brynlee Hepworth, Addison Murray, Ethen Rogers, Aiden Rogers (Liam’s best friend), Bennett Murray and Cooper Hepworth. Liam’s best friends/pets are as follows: Lucy, Nala, Pacino and Francis.

Services will be held Tuesday, July 12 at Martin Funeral Home, 1300 Fourth Ave. N., Clanton, AL 35045.  Visitation will start at 1 p.m.  Funeral will start at 2 p.m., and graveside services will follow.  For more information, please contact the funeral home at (205) 755-3350.

Because of Liam’s love for animals, the family has asked that in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, 300 Snow Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209; phone: (205) 397-8533; website:

The family would like to extend their love and appreciation to the hospital and staff at Sacred Heart Hospital, emergency rescue workers with Orange Beach Fire Rescue, Trahan Family Funeral Home, and Martin Funeral Home. Your kindness and Christ-like compassion have been a comfort throughout this ordeal. God bless you.