Gerald Allen Head
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Gerald Allen Head
  • July 14, 1948 - October 14, 2014
  • North Carolina

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Gerald Allen Head, 66, of Morganton, passed away, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at his residence.
Gerald was born in Morganton, North Carolina on July 14, 1948 to Betty Clevenger Head and the late Waldon E. Head. He was married to his wife of forty five years, Janice Morrison Head. Gerald was a supervisor at Bakers Waste Management where he retired after many years of service. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Morganton and was an avid outdoorsman. Gerald was a car enthusiast and he enjoyed going to races with his family. Most of all, he loved the Lord and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.
Gerald was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Head of the home; a daughter, Tammy Parlier and husband Freddie of Carolina Beach, North Carolina; a son, Darren Head of Morganton; a sister, Joanne Buchanan of Morganton; a brother, Kenneth Head and wife Wilma of Morganton; six grandchildren, Theron Poteet, Chloe Poteet, Haley Head, Blake Head, Katie Parlier, and Megan Parlier; his mother, Betty Head of Morganton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Morganton with the Rev. Michael Gantt officiating. Burial will follow at the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt Olive Baptist Church; or Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkseymorganton.com. Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton is serving the family.