Arlin John Head
March 13, 1944 – November 15, 2020
Arlin John Head was born on March 13, 1944, to Hershell and Dorothy (Benjamin) Head. He died November 15th, 2020 at his home near Dansville after a short illness.
Arlin graduated from Williamston High School in 1962. He served in the Army for 4 years. He was the owner and operator of Heads Up Stables for many years while working at GM. He worked for GM for more than 30 years, and was currently employed by NAPA Auto Parts in Williamston. He was a member of the Native American Church of the Morning Star.
Arlin loved animals, especially horses and dogs, and was known for his great sense of humor. He had a strong admiration for the Native American culture, and a deep appreciation of veterans. He enjoyed hunting deer and turkey.
He is survived by his brother Marvin (Jean) Head, nieces Marianne (David) Schramm and Kristi (Greg) Kidd, also great-nephews and a great-niece, Nathan and Kenneth Kidd, and James and Laura Schramm, and cousin Melissa Fishbeck, and many other cousins.
He is also survived by his longtime companion, Sharon Gibson, her son Garrett (Candace) and his children Aeris and Odesza.
Arlin was an organ donor. A memorial service is planned at a later date.
A memorial donation in Arlin's name can be made to: Native American Church 1117 28th St. Manistee, MI 49660 -or- Capital Area Humane Society 7095 West Grand River Avenue Lansing, MI 48906