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George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

1544 South Highland, Jackson, TN

OBITUARY

William "Bill" D. Morehead

February 11, 1937June 19, 2019

After struggling with a dementia illness for several years, Bill passed away at home on June 19, 2019 at the age of 82 years 4 months. Born in Clinton, Illinois on February 11, 1937 his family moved to Jackson where he attended city schools. At an early age he developed a keen interest in automobiles which stayed with him his whole life. On June 27, 1959 he married Georgia Ann Morehead And they shared 60 years together with many exciting adventures. He was preceded in death by his parents William G. and Helen Vinson Morehead. He leaves behind his wife Georgia; children, Lisa (Scott)Davis, Dianne and (Clint) Lively and Gib (Jennifer) Morehead; Grandchildren Alex Blackwell and fiancée (Kasey Williams), Chad (Chelsea) Blackwell and Rebecca Ann Morehead. He also leaves behind siblings; Joan Holloway, Judy Daniels, Jane Childress, Sue Fisher and Bob Morehead along with several nieces and nephews. Bill was a U.S. Army Veteran and was employed by Rockwell/ Porter Cable corporation for 24 years. Later moving on to operate a freight delivery business before retiring. A visitation will be conducted on Saturday June 22, 2019 at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons from 12:00 pm until 2:30 pm. A graveside service will immediately follow at 3:00 pm at Highland Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, June 22, 2019

Memories

William "Bill" D. Morehead

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Jim Paschal

June 21, 2019

I will never forget Bill as he got me my job at Porter Cable in May 1980. I always admired him as an engineer. He will be missed.

Anita Hickerson

June 21, 2019

I worked with Bill while I was with Rockwell. I remember Bill as a very nice man. He was kind to everyone. So sorry for the family's loss.

Claudine Morehead

June 20, 2019

Bill was a good bother-in-law. He helped get me a job at Rockwell, where he worked and always watched over me to make sure I was treated right. He loved his family and his three children and his wife Georgia. He will be greatly missed. Prayers to all the family! Love Claudine

Erica June

June 19, 2019

Prayers for the family! I work at G&H and he used to always come by the store with stories, buying bolts and nuts. I will definitely miss him!
He was such a sweet guy! 😢

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY