Harvey Head, 80, Purdin, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Pershing Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with Rev. Rex Leppin officiating. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family receiving friends from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in Purdin Cemetery, Purdin.
Memorials to Purdin Cemetery may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Harvey Gene was born August 23, 1932, in Browning, son of Charley and Eula (Stephenson) Head. On January 23, 1957, he married Janie McNear.
Mr. Head was retired from Burlington Northern Railroad where he worked as a track inspector. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way.
Survivors include his wife, Jane, of the home; four children, Terry and wife, Patti Head, and Tammy Rhoades and Mike Tornow, Purdin, Tina and husband, Terry Engberg, Brookfield, and Terrill and wife, Lesley Head, Bonaire, Ga.; five grandchildren, Mindy and Cody Rhoades, Purdin, Cody and Callie Jane Head, Bonaire, Ga., and Brandon Head, State of Iowa; and one great-grandchild, Rylee Jane Rhoades, Purdin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Hershel Head.