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George W. Head

July 14, 1948 — May 19, 2011

George W. Head, 62, of Roseville, Ohio passed away at 6:00 AM, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born July 14, 1948 in Zanesville, the son of the late George E. Head and Dorothy Dickerson Head of Roseville.

George was an equipment operator and a member of Local #18, Ohio Operating Engineers. He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed fishing, hunting and the out-of-doors.

Mr. Head is survived by his wife of 44 years, Lana Savage Head; his daughter, Marcey (Gary) Lyons of Roseville; his sons, George Eugene Head of Kokomo, Indiana and Casey Gene (Genia) Head of Chandlersville; very special like sons, Sheldon Holmes and Merle Wayne Snedegar; three brothers, Gary Head, Jack (Sue) Head and Tim Head; three sisters, Cathy Snedegar, Connie (Denny) Turner, Jane (Donald) Pettit; twelve grandchildren, Sharayah, Chelsea, Dalton, Korby, Brody, Jennifer, Casey, Jr., Jonathon, Robert, Jessee, Sheldon and John and six great grandhildren; his mother-in-law, Corabelle Savage; eleven brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; a very special friend, brother-in-law and hunting and fishing buddy, David Lyle Savage and four very special nephews and neice, Brandon, Hunter, Kadin and Kaylin.

In addition to his father, George was preceded in death by grandparetns, Charles(Art) Arthur and Alice Dickerson, Jackson and Martha Head; and father-in-law, Lyle Savage.

The Head family will receive visitors 2-4 and 6-8 PM, Sunday, May 22 at GOEBEL FUNERAL HOME, 36 N. BUCKEYE ST., CROOKSVILLE. Funeral services and celebration of George's life will be at the funeral home at 1:00 PM, Monday, May 23 with James Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Roseville.

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