HAROLD BERN HEADRICKHAROLD BERN HEADRICK
May 15, 1913
- January 25, 2012
HAROLD BERN HEADRICK, Beloved Assemblies of God pastor, passed away in La Pine, Oregon on January 25, 2012. There will be a viewing on Saturday, February 4, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 W. 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado. A cryptside service will be held on Monday, February 6, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3400 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado.
Rev. Headrick was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on May 15, 1913, the son of Bern and Early Janet (Holmes) Headrick. He arrived in Hawaii as a missionary in 1947 and resigned his final pastorate at age 89. He served many years as Superintendent of the Hawaii District Assemblies of God and received his Honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Bethany College in Santa Cruz, CA. He was instrumental in assisting churches to receive financing from Church Extension Plan and personally worked to help build more than 50 churches. He was involved in every aspect of building from permits to dedication, including cleaning out cesspools in Wahiawa in 1950 and repairs to the roof in Kapaa after Hurricane Iniki in 1992. Rev. Headrick and his first wife, Olive Lucille Melcher, had been married 48 years when she passed away in 1981. Together they established many churches and the first Berean Bible School in Hawaii. In 1982, he married Helen Lucille (Jackson) Kelly, who helped to continue his ministry. Helen passed away in 2008.
Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is in charge of arrangements; (541) 536-5104; www.bairdmortuaries.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased