Brandon Michael Head, 37, died on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis after an extended illness.
He was born September 11, 1979, in Harrisburg, the son of Robert Michael and Phyllis Ann (Hopson) Head. He married Brandy Gail Johnson on August 30, 2003. Brandon was a heavy equipment operator for Morris Excavating in Galatia.
Survivors include his wife, Brandy Head of Shawneetown; parents, Mike and Phyllis Head of Shawneetown; sister, Jamie Stricklin of Shawneetown; grandparents, James and Betty Jo Head of Shawneetown; special family friend, Dennis Randolph of Delwood; and four-legged friend, Little Maggie MooMoo.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Eva “Cornbread” Berry and Everett Hopson; and beloved pet, Cozmo.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 19, in Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown with the Rev. Michael Rushing officiated. Burial was in Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown. Visitation was from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.