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Col. Robert Lavern Head, 94, was called home by our Lord October 19, 2017. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he blessed our lives with his love and generosity. Celebration of life: Oct. 27, 2017, 10:30 a.m. at Martin United Methodist Church, Bedford, TX. Interment at DFW National Cemetery at a later date. Robert Head was born at home on Oct. 6, 1923, in Hunt County, Texas. He was born to Bayne and Eula Head, one of three children. Robert Head joined the military during WWII and served with the 546th Bomb squadron. Robert made the Army his career. During this time he married Mary L. Robertson, adopting her son James, and having a daughter Karen. He became Bell Helicopter's Logistics and Production Manager until December 1975. While at Bell, Robert met Anita Montgomery, widow of Col. Robert S. Montgomery. Robert Head and Anita later married in 1976 at Ft. Hood TX. Robert retired in 1975 and spent the next 42 years enjoying life with Anita, his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed building computers, tracing family genealogy, helping others, and trips with Anita. He adored his family and was proud of their many accomplishments. Family would like to thank the Trauma Team at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth for their efforts on behalf of our father. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife Anita Head, brother Billy
Head, sister Orene Edison, and son James W. Head. Survivors, daughter Karen Aldridge, grandson William Warsing and wife Jodie, granddaughters Kelleigh Head, Kristen Newman, Kathi Head, their mother, Shirley Rice, and four great-grandchildren, Martha Reiswig and husband Michael, Robert S. Montgomery and wife Caron, granddaughters Leigh S. Montgomery, Caroline B Montgomery and Katy M. Reiswig. Contributions: Martin Methodist Church, Bedford, TX.
Published on October 26, 2017
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