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Charley Head Jr.

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[December 20, 2010]  LINCOLN -- Charley Head Jr., 77, of Lincoln, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln. His memorial service will follow at 7 p.m., with Paul Weber and Joe Briseno officiating.

Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was born Nov. 6, 1933, in Jameson, Ala. His parents were Charley Head Sr. and Fannie Smith Head. His first wife was Ruth Smith, and she preceded him in death on June 29, 1994. He later married Kathleen Swanson on June 30, 1995, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; two sons, Greg Head (and Jan) of Germantown Hills and Lynn Head of Lincoln; one daughter, Lynda Salander (and David) of Lincoln; two stepdaughters, Darla Lynn (and Gary) of Michigan and Christine Harman (and Tim) of Mason City; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Jim Head of Alabama; and three sisters, Bonnie Peck (and William) of Alabama, Betty Escue of Tennessee and Sue Perryman of Alabama.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Susan Head.

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