James William “Bill” Head, 62, of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away December 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 19, 1956 to James Hubert and Barbara Jean Head in Goldsboro, NC. An environmental engineer, he was a passionate outdoorsman who enjoyed numerous hobbies including fishing, golf, tennis, bicycling and scuba diving. He also enjoyed playing guitar, reading and catching up with friends. He was a loving husband and father who worked hard to provide for his family, including his beloved dog, Bella.
He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Robbie Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sonia Johnson Head; son, Randall Head; brother, Larry (Mary) Head; mother-in-law, Mary Johnson; sisters-in-law, Nancy (Victor) Driver, Cathy (Dewayne) Jackson and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Rockville Baptist Church in Jackson with the Rev. Mark Dunn officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery with Lathan Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be David Head, Siler Head, Randall Head, Wesley Driver, Charlie Driver, Jon Brackin, Dewayne Jackson and Victor Driver.
Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.
Sonia and Randall...I held Bill in high regard both as my mentor and friend. I thought about him often and sincerely regret his passing. You both are in our prayers as you deal with both the loss of a husband and father.
Rick MarchantTuscaloosa, AL
It’s been too many years since we’ve been in contact and I am so very sorry for the circumstances that have prompted this note. Sonia and Randall, know that you are in my thoughts and that I hope you can find some moments of joy as you grieve. Love to you both.
Tammie RiceFayetteville, NC
Sonia and Randall, We are so sad about Bill’s passing. You are both on our hearts and in our prayers during this time of loss. Love you!!
Craig and Barbie StanfordMagnolia, TX
My God Bless and Keep You during Your Hours of Bereavement.
Robert AllenSelma, AL
I am so sorry for your loss!
Faye ArnoldSelma, AL