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Kenneth Oliver Headley, Jr.

Kenneth Oliver Headley, Jr. age 74, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

He was born February 21, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois to Kenneth Oliver Headley, Sr. and Helen Zimnowada Headley. He was married to Joan Milligan Headley and was the owner of Ouachita Mountain Rockhound Rockshop. He was a firefighter for 30 years and was an avid Razorback fan.  He also enjoyed watching the Rangers and Cubs. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by wife, Joan Headley of the home; sons, Kevin Headley of Plano, Texas, Michael Querio and wife JoAnn of Wellsville, Kansas; daughter, Regina Moody and husband Steve; grandchildren, Adonna McKay and husband Jeremy, Phillip Cecil and wife Nikki, Johnathan Moody and wife Danielle; great-grandchild, Jozlyn Cecil.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a grandson, Eric Moody

Funeral service with Military Honors will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Pastor Kevin Price officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas.

Family and friend’s visitation will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Ed Terman, Boyd Cecil, Jeremy Lawrence, Duane Isaacs, Leeman Gilley, and Bill Hoek.  Honorary Pallbearers will be the rest of the Cove Rural Fire Department and the Cove Town Council.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cove Rural Fire Department.


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  1. We will miss him.

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