James Rayford Head

Posted at 4:37 PM on Feb 6, 2019


James Rayford Head, 70, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House. James was the son of the late Stamey and Martha Head.

Mr. Head previously worked at Pratt Industries as a Load Foreman.

Preceding Mr. Head in death were his parents, Stamey and Martha Head, as well as four brothers and four sisters, and two grandchildren, “one too young to name” and James L. Mattingly.

Surviving Mr. Head are his wife Dorothy A. Head; one son, James W. Head (Cindy); and two daughters; Lou Ann Head (Jimmy) and Tina H. Shumaker (Randall). Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jennifer King (Matt), Cody Mattingly, Samuel Lambert and Dawn Ramsey; and eight great-grandchildren, Autumn King, Angela Jordan, JJ Jordan, Samantha Ramsey, Alexis Lambert, Ayden Lambert, Nicole Lambert and Lilly Lambert. One sister, Gladys Hager, also survives.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 8, at 2 p.m. at Pisgah United Methodist Church with a graveside service to follow in the church cemetery. A visitation with the family will be held Thursday, February 7, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Gordon Hospice House of Statesville.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Head family at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com

Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Family of James Rayford Head.

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