The Pryor Times


February 1, 2013

Obituary- Charles Head

Funeral services for Charles Head, 63, Pryor, are Tuesday, Feb 5 , 11 a.m., at “The Place Where They Play” Sequoyah High School Gymnasium, Tahlequah. Pastor Roy Evans will officiate and burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Pryor.  Services are entrusted to Stephens Memorial Chapel.

Head was born on July 18, 1949 in Pryor to John and Wanda (Whitehead) Head.  He died on Jan 30 in Pryor at the age of 63 years, 6 months and 12 days.

He was a lifetime resident of Pryor.  He attended Pryor schools and graduated from Pryor High School with the class of 1967.  He attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah where he earned at Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  He worked for the BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs) and the Cherokee Nation; his most recent position was Secretary of State of the Cherokee Nation. Head liked to travel and go antiquing.  His number one interest was his grandchildren and spending time with family especially his wife and his children.

Charles is survived by wife Frances of the home, son Brian Head and wife Heather of Bixby, daughter Erin King and husband Casey of Pryor, six grandchildren Ryder, Reese, Parker, Laura, Kadence and Gracelyn, his father John Head of Pryor, brother Roger Head and wife Katrina of Pryor, sister Jauna Drake and husband Andy of Houston, Texas, mother-in-law Helen Foreman of Pryor, several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his mother Wanda and Brother Tom.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, February 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stephens Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of other remembrances donations can be made to: One Fire Against Violence Victims Task Force of The Cherokee Nation

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