Gary Head

gary head
Funeral services for Thomas Gary Head, 64, of Scott, AR, formerly of Hughes Springs, TX, will be 2 PM Friday, May 7th at Reeder-Davis Chapel with Rev. Ralph Hale officiating. Burial will be in Hughes Springs Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Head passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in Arkansas. He was born August 31, 1945 at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana to the late Everett and Imogene Smires Head. Gary attended school in Hughes Springs and graduated from Kilgore College. His long employment career included retirement from Lone Star Steel and subsequent retirement from Orkin Pest Control in Texarkana, Texas. He served in the Air Force Reserves at Barksdale. Gary was a Christian and will be greatly missed by a host of his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Erma Dale Head of Scott; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Shane and Lisa Head, Jason and Jennifer Head, Brett Head, all of Texarkana, TX, and Adam and Lindsey Head of Nash, TX;and eight grandchildren Blake, Ryan, Brandon, Alison, Reagan, Kelsey, Cheyne and Cason; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Donna Head of Atlanta, Texas; one nephew and niece-in-law Jon and Tammy Head of Atlanta, TX; and a number of other relatives. The family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to MDA, Carolyn McNutt, University of Arkansas Medical School, Dr. Stacey Rudniki, and nurse Deborah Fewell and Odyssey Hospice of Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials for Gary be made to MDA, MDA/ALS CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES (501) 686-5135 / (501) 686-8689 FAX E-mail: Stacy A. Rudnicki, M.D., Director 4301 West Markham, Slot 500 Little Rock, AR 72205-7199 or the charity of your choice. Mr. Head will lie in state on Thursday, May 6th and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home in Hughes Springs. Online condolences can be made to

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  1. We were sorry to hear about Gary. He and I were friends in High School and college. God bless your family during this most difficult time.

  2. Gary and I were friends in grade school. I moved from Hughes Springs in 1957 and we lost touch with each other. Was so happy to read the part that said Gary was a Christian. I will see him again someday. May God Bless you all in this time of great loss and sorrow.

  3. Our love and heartfelt sympathy to all of the family members. Gary was a very nice guy and a great dad to all of his boys!

  4. Erma,I spoke with you on the phone. I am truly sorry for your profound loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Cris Mammarelli

  5. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We've known Gary for many years. He was always such a quiet man but very much a gentleman. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. I am sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. He was a wonderful father and a good friend. I have very fond memories of the trips and the times the Heads and Grays took together. Gary will be missed by who knew him.I know hes in a better place.God Bless You Guys.

  7. Erma — Just wanted you to know I'm sorry to read of Gary's death. He was such a great person. I enjoyed getting to know both of you when you painted my home on Morris Lane in Texarkana.

  8. I am very sorry for your loss. May God bless and keep you as you say good bye to your loved one.

  9. Sorry to hear about Gary. David and all Gary's family are in my thouhgts and prayers.

  10. Sorry to hear of your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. To Brett Head and Family

  12. Erma…I'm so sorry the loss of your dear husband. Please know you are in my thoughts and my heart is with you.

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