Richard Andrew “Dude” Head, 68, of Aransas Pass, passed into eternity July 3, 2017. A memorial service is planned at the American Legion Post 10, Boulder, CO Aug. 5, 2017. He was born in Independence, MO to Willard Brown Head and Emmalee Vane Head on Feb. 21, 1949.
Richard was a proud American who served his country during the Vietnam conflict as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps from Aug. 5, 1968 to July 5, 1970. He was an active member of both the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks No. 566 and American Legion Post 10, both of Boulder, CO. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Those who knew Richard know he loved to build. Head Construction was his successful construction business for more than 20 years in Boulder. While in Texas he was the president of the Aransas Pass Municipal Development District and oversaw the construction of the Aransas Pass Civic Center. He was a devoted father who coached his daughter’s softball teams. Richard was married to Sharon Goodson for 40 years.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughters, Dawn Stolte (Joel) and Melanie Head (John Gutierrez); siblings, Denise Groshans, Bill Head, Marty Head (Janell) and Stefanie Mores and his grandchildren; Geoff Stolte, Dillon McCurry (Chelsea), Zack Stolte, and Christopher McCurry.
Online Condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.