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Chester Newton Head, Jr., age 94, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Chester was a native of Newellton, La. and a resident of Houma.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation in the Magnolia Chapel of Chauvin Funeral Home on Saturday, December 17, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. His Celebration of Life Service will begin at 12:00 p.m. with burial to follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Chester is survived by his daughter, Marena Head Pizzolatto and husband Dr. Leonard; son, Stanley Head and wife Julie; grandchildren, Brennan Head and wife Caroline, Justin Head and wife Jessica, Daniel Head, Anne-Kathryn Head Johnston and husband Dr. Shawn, Derek Pizzolatto and wife Deanna, Natalie Pizzolatto Moser and husband Joseph; great grandchildren, Janna, Rebekah, Rachel, Emily, Justin II, James , William, Annalee, and Hudson Head, Asher, Tullis, and Griffin Johnston, Arianna and Tobias Moser; sisters, Agatha Gassaway, Lynne Moore, and Daphne Higginbotham.
Chester is preceded in death by his loving wife, Evelyn Culpepper Head, sons, Glenn and Martin “Marty” Head; parents, Chester Head, Sr. and Flossie Martin Head; siblings, Hattabelle Lee, Drexel Head, Terry Head and Jerry Head.
Chester was a loving and caring father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend to many. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy serving in WWII and Korean War from February 1945 to February 1953. After his time in the service Chester moved to West Texas to work in the oil field where he met his West Texas bride Evelyn. Chester continued to work in the oilfield until he retired at age 82 as President of Big C Consultants. Chester’s passion was hunting and fishing which is why he moved his family to Terrebonne Parish in 1960. He and Evelyn raised their family in Houma, Louisiana. They were both committed to their children, grandchildren and they absolutely adored their great-grandchildren. They’re home was always open for a wonderful visit and was sure to include something to eat, lots of laughter, and great big hugs. Chester left many legacies with his family, but his greatest was with his entire family watching, he accepted Christ and was baptized in his bed at age 94. His family had prayed for this for decades.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bayou Dularge Baptist Church, 2575 Bayou Dularge Rd. Theriot, LA 70397 or Warrior Project, g300veterans.org or We the People, wtpbayou.org. P.O. Box 906 Houma, LA. 70361
Chauvin Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to serve the family of Chester Newton Head, Jr.
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