Ralph E. Head, 94, of Warrenton, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
The son of Cameron and Lena Head, he was born at home in Chantilly on Feb. 6, 1923.
Mr. Head had been active in the Bethel Academy United Methodist Church community, and enjoyed fixing anything mechanical in his garage, be it tractor, golf cart or lawnmower. He also could be found tending his and Joan’s vegetable garden and spending time with his beloved grandchildren.
He preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Joyce Head, and by his two brothers and wives, Gilmer and Catherine Head of Manteo, N.C., and Russell and Jean Head of Chantilly.
Survivors include his daughters, Gail Lowenbach and husband Maurice, Donna Sams and husband Buddy, and Joan Preil and husband, Jim; his grandchildren Brian Lowenbach, Benjie Lowenbach, Jennifer Lowenbach, Brad Lowenbach, Keri Lowenbach, Marc Lowenbach, Allen Tish, Jenny Tish, Josh Sams, Allison Sams, Katelyn Preil, Karley Preil and Kody Preil; his great-grandchildren, Kayla Robinson, Sarah Robinson, Lexy Sams, Wyatt Lowenbach, Pearl Lowenbach, Briar Lowenbach, Lauren Lowenbach, Logan Lowenbach, Gladys Croson and Walter Croson and their families, and a sister-in-law, Marcia Fincham and family.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, when the service will begin at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Burial will follow at the Warrenton Cemetery.