Ernie Maurice “Diddle” Head, 80, of Amarillo died Saturday, April 28, 2018.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with the Rev. Gil Hiltbrunner of Messiah’s House officiating. Burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ernie was born August 10, 1937, in Experiment, Georgia and was raised in Griffin, Georgia. He married Mary Waggoner on Nov. 9, 1983. He served in the US Army from 1954-1977. He worked for the postal service from 1979-2000.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Angie Bozeman in 2010; and two sons-in-law, Clint White in 2012 and Gene Glover in 2016.
Survivors include his wife, Mary, of the home; four daughters, Shawn Glover of Newark, Sherri White, of Amarillo, Lisa Nesteby and husband Roger of Coon Rapids, Minnesota and Stephanie Marchel Rushing and husband Robert, of Amarillo; two sons, Patrick Head and wife Dana, of Amarillo and Loy Waggoner and wife Angela, of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the funeral home.