Thomas "Gene" Head

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.

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September 4, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA

Graveside Service
September 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Lawnwood Memorial Park
1111 Access Road
Covington, GA

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