Wylie Ben Head served aboard Sennet as a TM2(SS) during the years ‘62-‘65.
ObituaryWylie Benjamin Head, III, 73, of North Charleston, SC passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
Funeral services will be Friday evening, May 13, 2016 at 5 o’clock in Parks Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 3 o’clock until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Alportsyndrome.org, or Ronald McDonald House, RMHC.org.
Ben was born August 4, 1942 in Columbia, SC, a son of the late Wylie Benjamin Head, II and the late Evelyn Evert Singletary. He retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer after honorably serving in the US Navy for 30 years.
He is survived by his son, Douglas Allen Head (Melody) of St. Mary’s, GA; three daughters, Rebecca L. Freeman (Mark) of Gainseville, GA, Tracie M. Layman (Tim) of N. Charleston, SC, and Stephanie E. Wagner (Eddie) of Front Royal, VA; brother, J.L. Bradham of Columbia, SC; his companion, Maria Love of Ladson, SC; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Ben is predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Eleanor Head; and a grandson, Trey Wagner.
“You could always find him where the music meets the ocean.”
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.