He was born Jan. 4, 1951, in Brazil, as the son of Bert Jr. and Julia Faye Rogers Headley.
He worked as a laborer and artist and had been employed at Kellogg's, Lane Bryant's and had worked for a friend, Roy Hartman, in Mississippi, during Mardi Gras.
He was a member of American Legion Post No. 2, and the Sons of the Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Debra Kay Williams.
He is survived by daughter Patricia Roach (Jim), Reelsville, brother Robert Headley (Bernice), Marion, Ind., sisters Judie Durbin (Ed), and Linda Wright (Wayne), all of Brazil, grandson Cody Roach, granddaughter Latisha Roach, and other extended family.
Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
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