John Head's life began Aug. 2, 1951, in Sewickley, Pa. When he was in his teens, John's family moved to Michigan and found their home in Watervliet.
John graduated from Watervliet High School and then headed to the service. John served his country for 13 years, splitting his time between the U.S. Navy and then the U.S. Air Force. After the service, John returned home and worked for Vail Rubber. In his spare time, John enjoyed boating, fishing and driving his Jeep. John was a proud Vietnam veteran and a member of Lest We Forget.
John's greatest joy was spending time with his loving family which includes, his wife, who John enjoyed 28 years with, Jamesie (Anderson) Head; two children: David Head and Melissa Ann Marie Crouch; three stepchildren: Henry Anderson, Jimmy Anderson and Cindy (Dennis) Pocius; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Janet (Butch) Fillmore and Norma (Roger) Hanson; and several nieces and nephews.
John died Friday, June 18, 2021, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.
His parents Donald and Anna Marie (Scalericio) Head preceded John in death.
Friends may visit with John's family from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 21, at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet. A graveside service will be celebrated at noon on Tuesday, June 22, at Watervliet Cemetery in Watervliet.
You are invited to leave a message of comfort for John's family at hutchinsfuneral.com.