Billy Craig Heap—joke teller, fearless risk taker, and life of the party—died December 11 in Odessa, Texas. He was 67. Craig made friends everywhere he went. He loved to tell stories and make people laugh. Born in Odessa as the youngest child of Billie and Hub Heap, Craig played basketball at Odessa High School and went to Southern Methodist University before he began a career at Heap Equipment, where he later became president of the family business.