Posted Online: Dec. 25, 2012, 7:12 pm

Larry Head

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Larry D. Head, 72, of Port Byron, IL, was received into heaven on Monday, December 24, 2012 from Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.

Larry D. Head, 72, of Port Byron, was received into heaven on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, from Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Celebration of Life services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at York Cemetery, Thomson. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or American Heart Association.

Larry Dale Head was born on July 24, 1940, in Kewanee, the son of Dale and Lucille (Pollock) Head. He attended Kewanee schools. Larry was married to Gail (Bielema) Lingenfelter on July 8, 1977, in Savanna, Ill. He was a truck driver until poor health made him retire. Larry enjoyed woodworking, baking and visiting with others.

Survivors include his wife, Gail, Port Byron; mother, Lucille, Port Byron; children, Kim (Roger) Gonzalez, Savanna, Ill., Mike (Cindy) Head, Clinton, Iowa, Jeff (Diane) Head, Clinton, Iowa, Donna Fenn, Willcox, Ariz.; grandchildren, Amanda, James, Randy, Eric, Brandy, William, Staci, Brandon, Jamie, Donnie and Ryan. He was preceded in death by his father, Dale; son, Bill; stepfather, Orin Thompson; and his in-laws, Abe and Ruby Bielema. Share a memory or condolence at www.gibsonbodefh.com.