Leon Edward Head | 1933-2014

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Leon Edward Head

Leon Edward Head, 81, of Yuma, Ariz., died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Yuma.

Service was Feb. 15 at Desert Valley Mortuary Chapel in Somerton, Ariz., with Chaplain Ed Huffman of Hospice of Yuma officiating. Burial followed at Yuma Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Desert Valley Mortuary.

Leon was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Indian Creek. He was married for 57 years to Sandra Balew, who was born and raised in Decatur.

She preceded him in death, as did a son, Lenden G. Head, and son-in-law Richard L. Skiles.

Survivors include daughter Kari Head Skiles; brother Manley Joe Head; sister-in-law Nelda Head; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.

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