WALTER BYRON HEAD
Byron Head passed on to be with his Heavenly Father and his brother Stanley with his family at his side.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 13, 2013 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, CO. Interment followed at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crawford, CO. A viewing was held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Thurday, September 12, 2013 at Taylor Funeral Service in Delta, CO.
Byron was born on December 28, 1963 to Larry and Ruth Head at Craig, CO.
Byron attended schools in Montrose, Clifton, Fruita and graduated from Palisade High School in 1983. Byron atteneded DIT in Denver, CO and graduated as a certified auto and diesel mechanic. He apprenticed at Rider Trucking Co. working on big 18 wheelers which he was very proud of.
While he was at DIT, Byron had the first of many symptoms of multiple sclerosis and that began Byron’s thirty year battle with it.
In 1988, Byron married Jennifer Jo Taylor in Clifton, CO. To that union three children came: David, Nathan and Nikki. This marriage ended in divorce.
Byron is survived by his children: David (Cari) Head of Mount Ayr, IA; Nathan (Nikki) Head of Blockton, IA; and Nikki (Jason) Baker of Eagleville, MO; parents Larry and Ruth Head of Hotchkiss, CO; two brothers: Wayne (Jamie) Head of Delta, CO; and Lorin (Lytia) Head of Springfield, MO; three grandchildren: Cheyenne and Montana Baker and Hunter Head; nine nephews and nieces: Daniel, Levi, and Matt Head; Anika, Janae, Zoey, Zack, Benjamin and William Head.
The family suggest memorial contributions to be made in Byron’s memory to the Colorado-Wyoming Multiple Sclerosis Chapter, Western Slope Office, 521 Rood Suite B, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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