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John Thomas Head, Jr.
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    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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Please accept my sincere condolences on loss of John. As a young store manager back in 1992 he was a Mentor, and Friend. If I needed advice he was the one I would call for guidance. I always enjoyed his quick wit. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Posted by: Joseph G. Bruno - Berkeley Heights, NJ - Friend   Jul 19, 2015



Posted by: Meta Van Sicklr - Colleague   Jul 19, 2015

Carolyn and Family,
We heard with total shock,the passing of John.
We loved meeting you two in Florida while visiting the Wilmarths.
We will always remember his love for his fellow man, which he exuded at all times.WE appreciated his wonderful ways and kindness to all.
Michael and Barbara Tilton

Posted by: mike and barbara tilton - sparta, NJ   Jul 19, 2015

We are profoundly saddened by the news of John's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you, Carolyn, and the your lovely family. Henry and Yvonne

Posted by: Yvonne and Henry Dickinson - Mt. Pleasant, SC - Friend   Jul 19, 2015

My favorite childhood memories were of the times we would get together with the "Murray Clan" and gather all the cousins together. It was a great time and family reunion and I remember John's infectious laugh as he joked around with the aunts and uncles and cousins. He was a great guy and will be sorely missed. We are shocked by the terrible news and send our love and prayers to Carolyn and her family. We are donating to Wounded warriors in honor of John and his service.

Posted by: KEVIN & DEB LIBERT and family - AUSTIN, TX - Cousin   Jul 19, 2015

Our prayers are with you.

Posted by: M/M George Wilmarth    Jul 19, 2015

John was a great guy. Several times while i was playing Lake Mohawk yesterday with my son Zachary (John was his confirmation sponsor) I pointed out things that John had done/taught me when he was a member. All of the Sullivan's will miss John.

Posted by: Rich Sullivan - Sparta, NJ   Jul 19, 2015

John always made me feel welcome in the " missing links" when I first joined several years ago. His kindness will never be forgotten. He loved working on his sons house on the Isle of Palms and the progress they made together. He certainly loved his family, he spoke proudly of all when we shared a golf cart.
He was a big man with a big heart

Posted by: John Crane - Mt Pleasant, SC - Golfing friend at Rivertowne   Jul 19, 2015

He was truly a great boss who belived in his team. He will be missed!

Posted by: Tara Gentile - Easton, PA - Former manager, Rockaway, NJ   Jul 19, 2015

John was the king of his castle at JCPenney in Rockaway. It was always an adventure bringing someone from the "home" office into John's store. John was always welcoming and kind to his guests and you knew that John would get his point across in a very humorous way. He was a great man and it was a pleasure to be in his company.
To the Head family, I am very sorry for your loss and John will be in my thoughts and prayers. I lit a candle this evening for John in Church.

Posted by: Greg Mills - Whippany, NJ   Jul 18, 2015