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Thomas "Gene" Head

d. September 1, 2021


Thomas “Gene” Head, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at the age of 85. Mr. Head was a good-hearted man and would help anyone in anyway that he could. He never met a stranger and loved to talk. He was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church and loved his church family. Mr. Head enjoyed traveling with his family to the beach and the mountains. He adored his family and was a wonderful husband for 43 years, a great father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Mr. Head was preceded by his wife, Erma Stapp Head; parents, Julia Frances and Simmie Marvin Head; brothers, Franklin Head, Hubert Shropshire; and sister, Carolyn Mills.

Mr. Head is survived by his wife, Margaret Elizabeth Head; daughter, Julie Cheek (Ray); sons, Freddie Head (Connie), Tommy Thomas (Carole), Richard Thomas (Lynda); 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nephew, Paul Stapp.

A Graveside Service for Mr. Head will be held Saturday, September 4, 2021, 1:00 P.M., at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, with Andy Parker and Danny Standard officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, one hour prior to his service from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

Governor Brian Kemp’s latest executive order has eliminated restrictions on large gatherings; however, CDC guidelines recommend social distancing (6 feet apart) and wearing of masks while in public.  Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home requests that you observe these recommendations while in our funeral home attending visitations and/or services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, September 4, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location

1215 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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