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William H. Head

June 2, 1951 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 68)


William H. Head, 68 years of age, passed away Thursday August 15, 2019 at his residence. Bill was born in Pineville, Kentucky  on June 2, 1951, the son of Raymond and Gladys (Ellison) Head. A lifetime resident of the Mantua area, he had been employed as a Raymon Operator at A.M. Castle Metals in Bedford Hts., retiring after 37 years of service. Bill enjoyed riding motorcycles, and teaching his son at an early age how to fish. Most importantly were his family and the memories that forever will  be cherished by all he loved, and everyone that loved him. Bill had a smile and beard that were his trademark, and his opinions on politics were well known…Bill was never wrong, just a little less right once in awhile. On June 24, 1972, he married his beloved wife and best friend, Linda L. (Kastelic) Head who survives at home. He is also survived by his devoted children Shawn (Tammi) Head of Akron and Melissa Miller of Mantua; his dear sisters Janice (Danny) Reese of Florida and Brenda (Jim Burke) Whitaker of Tennessee; his loving grandchildren Blake, Chase, Bethany, Jason and Summer, and great-grandchild Aubree. Preceding him in death were his dear brothers John R. Head, Sr. and Don M. Head. Calling hours will be Monday from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255, where his funeral service will be held Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Officiating will be Pastor Chad Delaney, and final resting place will the follow at Westlawn Cemetery, Mantua Township, Ohio.

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