Dewey Head Obituary

Dewey Head, age 83, of Board Camp, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at his home. He was born on Wednesday, May 3, 1939 to Elmer Daniel Head and Ethel Cole Head in Mena, Arkansas.


Dewey served proudly in the United States Army National Guard for 8 years. He believed in the Golden Rules and always treated others with integrity. Dewey was a very hard worker and was a lineman for the electric company for many years before retiring and to run his Cattle Ranch. He shared his wife's passion for horses and was a member of the Polk County Riding Club. He was an experienced farrier and trained horses for many people in the area. In his free time he was an avid deer hunter and was a collector of old rifles. Dewey attended the Yocana Baptist Church and was a member for many years. Dewey was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.


He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Head; three brothers, Elba Head, Gene Head, and Shorty Head; and one sister, Opal Walker.


Dewey is survived by one daughter, Tina McMellon of Board Camp; one brother, Roger Head of Mena; one grandson, Cole McMellon of Board Camp; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.


A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena with Brother Lynn Chiles officiating.


Interment will follow at the Board Camp Cemetery in Board Camp, Arkansas.


Visitation will be general at the Bowser Family Funeral Home from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM during office hours on Thursday, March 16, 2023.


Funeral service will be live streamed at


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