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“I am so sorry to hear of Junior's passing. I have always thought that he was the "hardest-working man on this planet". He did work on the farm of...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia Brown - Friend

“Sorry we where unable to come by! ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Bobby & Barbara Tidwell - TN

“Junior & Ruth :Such wonderful neighbors. We are so saddened by the news of Jr.'s passing. What a wonderful warrior for our Lord Jesus, Jr. was one of...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Rex & Libby Neal - Neighbor

“Hearty Condolence to all family members, relatives and friends. His life history is an inspiration to all including a stranger like me. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Ren.Shan. - Chattanooga, TN

“All of us at the Morgan County Farm Bureau would like to express our thoughts and prayers at this time. W.F. will always be a part of the Farm Bureau...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Morgan County Farm Bureau

“You are in our thoughts and prayers, Arnold and Teresa Hickman ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Summers Hickman - Loudon, TN

“Reggie and Candy Headrick and Family, You are in our thought and prayers. Bill and Tracie Morton A Poem to share with the Headrick Family He was...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Bill and Tracie Morton

“As we travel on life's journey we come into contact with many people; but only a very few truly touch our lives. Jr. Headrick touched many lives...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Tommy Kilby - Wartburg, TN

“THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: BRENT BUSH - JAMESTOWN, TN

“We will be thinking about you, Dean, and your family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Greg Barton - hartsville, TN

“Our deepest sympathy for your loss ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: George & Sally Baumann - TN

“Our hearts go out to the family. We will be in prayer that the God of all comfort may reassure them of His love, grace, and presence during this sad...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Morris - Knoxville, TN

“Dad, Melissa and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to all of the Headrick family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. - Will ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Bill, William and Melissa Malasitt


William F. "Junior" Headrick, 86, a son given by the Lord to Fred and Emma Headrick was born in Oakdale, Tennessee on June 15, 1925. He died late Wednesday evening on April 18, 2012 following a period of declining strength and health. Today , we rejoice in the knowledge that he has gone to be with the Lord whom he served faithfully during his life. He was a Christian and faithful member of White Oak Baptist Church where he was ordained as a Deacon in 1962. He was also a Veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army and having fought in combat including the Battle of the Bulge. He worked hard as a farmer and timber cutter to provide for his family. His normal work day began at 3:00AM with a time of devotion and prayer.

He will always be remembered as a man who loved the Lord, his family and his church. He was preceded in death by son Rickie Headrick, his parents Fred and Emma Headrick, sister; Elma Grace and brothers-in-law; Charles Grace, Jr., and Jess Powell.

On April 16, 1949 he was married to his loving and dedicated wife of 63 years, Ruth Jones Headrick who survives. Surviving along with Ruth are daughter Diana Smith, son and daughter-in-law Dean and Debbie Headrick of Crossville, daughter Darlene Headrick, sons and daughters-in-law Reggie and Candace Headrick of Oakdale, Rolland and Kristi Headrick of Oakdale; sister Norma Powell; twelve grandsons; three granddaughters; nineteen great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
His family takes this occasion to thank their many friends for the many acts of kindness and compassion shown to them during this time of sorrow and during his illness. We want to thank Dr. McMillin and the medical staff at Roane Medical Center for their great care, compassion and service just prior to his home going.

The family will receive friends Friday evening, April 20, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 2:00PM in the White Oak Baptist Church in Oakdale with Bro. Danny Jenkins and Bro. Billy Walker officiating. Interment will follow in the Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the White Oak Baptist Church Mission Fund.

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