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November 21, 1944 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Michael Headrick, 79, of Smithville, TX, passed away on February 6, 2024.
Michael was born on November 21, 1944, in Sweetwater, TX, to the late Waites "Johnnie" Ely Headrick and Jessie Noble Headrick. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as his sister, Vicki Way, and brother, David Headrick.
Michael proudly served in the Army from 1963 to 1972, completing two tours in Vietnam where he received numerous medals for his bravery and service. He was a dedicated soldier who exemplified honor and courage.
After his military service, Michael pursued his passion for carpentry. He found joy in working with his hands.
His greatest joy in life was his family. His pride was in his daughters and the grandchildren he was blessed with. Recently, he moved back to Smithville to be closer to his loved ones, especially his great granddaughters, Molly and Riley, whom he adored.
Michael is survived by his loving daughters, Connie (Jeff) Petty and Tina (Michael) Collins. He is also survived by his sister, Cindy Headrick, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss him dearly.
A memorial service to celebrate Michael's life will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 2pm at the Church of Christ Annex Building located at 1416 E Whitehead St, Smithville, TX. The services are being handled by Gipson Pendergrass in Smithville, TX.
We remember Michael Headrick for his dedication to his country and his unwavering love for his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.