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Roger Dean Headley, 67 - May 26, 2015

Roger Dean Headley, 67, of Gothenburg died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Omaha.
Graveside memorial services and inurnment were conducted at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell on Monday, June 1, with Ned Cooper officiating.
Headley was born May 18, 1948, at Callaway, son of Dean and Marge (Pitkin) Headley.
He grew up in Callaway and graduated from Callaway High in 1967.
Headley spent two years serving his country with the United States Navy during the Vietnam era.
After his honorable discharge, he graduated from Mid-Plains Tech School in 1972, and was employed as a machinist and a truck driver.
On Oct. 12, 1973, he married Jackie Lambertus at Phillipsburg, KS. To this union, three children were born.
Headley and his family resided at Grand Island for four years, north of Gothenburg for five years and then moved into Gothenburg in 1981.
He was a member of the American Legion.
During his free time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, antiques, garage sales and auctions, according to family members. He also loved to fix things and loved “junk,” but mostly he loved spending time with his family.
?Headley was preceded in death by: his parents, Dean and Marge Headley; his father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Geraldine Lambertus.
?Survivors include: his wife, Jackie Headley of Gothenburg; two sons—Jason (April) Headley of Eustis and Jamie (Amy) Headley of Gothenburg; two daughters—Julie (John) Hammonds of Grovetown, GA, and Rhonda Headley of Omaha; two brothers—David (Terri) Headley of Wayne and Jeffery Headley of Kearney; two sisters—Becky (Tim) Nickel of Waverley and Carol (Ron) Koch of Minden; seven grandsons—Gage, Joe, Dash, Jacob, Ben, Tripp and Cole; four granddaughters—Mallory, Shelby, Isabella and Zoe; numerous extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Headley family.