Funeral services for Gary Bryan Head, 63, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Head died at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his home.
He was born July 10, 1950, at Rockford, Illinois, to Davie and Lois Riddle Head. On November 9, 1968, he was married at St. Louis, Missouri, to Carolyn Ergle. He worked at Regal-Beloit, was an avid racing fan, a former racer and currently enjoyed working on his son’s car. Mr. Head was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Head, of the family home; five children, Kevin Head, wife Wendy, Rockford, Illinois, Lisa Stoller, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, Kimberly Meyer, husband, Michael, Bettendorf, Iowa, Kurtis Head, Rockford, Illinois and Keith Head, wife, Shawna, Pomona, Missouri; sixteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild on the way; three sisters, Jean Schewe, husband, Wayne, Cheryl Perkins, husband, Chuck and Jackie Carrico, husband, Donnie; and two special friends, John Logan and Joey Smith.
His parents and one sister, Karen Hayenga, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.