He was born Nov. 19, 1936, in Brazil, the son of George and Margaret Day Head.
As a young man, he worked as an upholsterer.
He later worked as a mechanic and did salvage work.
He enjoyed coon hunting, trapping, mushroom and ginseng hunting, and in his later years, he liked to go "mudding" at the Staunton flats.
He started "Head Sanitary Service," that later was changed to Sutherlands.
He worked at Jeeps, Inc., doing custom Jeep work.
He built trucks, wreckers and a boom truck.
He also had a favorite dog, "Cletus."
He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sisters, brothers Wilbur, George Melvin, Oscar and Fred, infant daughter Autumn, grandson Stevie Draper, great-grandson Jerry lee Frederick Bennett, and great-granddaughter Brianna Head.
Survivors include his children Albert Head, Brazil, Mary Draper (Steven), Reelsville, Gerald Head, Coalmont, Sheila Black (Brian), Brazil, Bobby Tom Head, Brazil, April Bennett (Gerald), Brazil, Amber Prewitt (Fred), Brazil, Alan Head, Aurora, Colo., Aaron Head (Billie), Brazil, and an additional man he thought of as a son and the children think of as a sibling, Michael Bemis (Dawn), Carbon, grandchildren Tandy, Little Albert, Macee, Braylee, Billy, Jessica, Jennifer, Kkoty, Alicia, Melissa, Jack, Heather, Timmy, Zoie, Kamerin, Tiffany, Michelle, Melissa, Clifford, Autumn, Gerald, Rusty, Scott, Kaitlyn, Emmie, Brittany, Justin, Aaron Jr., Tyler, and Austin, 58 great-grandchildren, the love of his life Anna Bernice, brother Walter Head, sister Martha Sutherlin, sisters-in-law Doris Head and Ann Head, many nieces and nephews, including Rodney Head and Dee Elder, special friends John Hayes, Hubert Summers, Joe Sanders, and other extended family and friends.
Services will take place Wednesday, at 2 p.m., at the Carbon Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Lee officiating.
Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., also at the Carbon Baptist Church.
Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.