William “Bill” H. Morehead, 89 years of age, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Burchard passed away Sunday March 11, 2018 at his home in Plano. He was born on July 21, 1928 in rural Pawnee County, Nebraska to Elmer and Ruth (Madden) Morehead. Bill graduated from Burchard High School. Bill married Verna Luella Stake on February 11, 1951 in Burchard. During the first years of their marriage he served in the United States Army and remained in the Reserves where he retired as a Major. Bill retired from Montgomery Wards in 1983, after retirement he opened the Chiquita Cafe in Summerfield, KS. He was a member of the Burchard United Methodist Church, Sesostris Shrine, Shrine Mustangs and served on the Burchard Cemetery Association for many years. He enjoyed time with family, working in the yard, his dog Jesse, driving his Mustang convertible, and meeting friends for coffee.
Bill is survived by his wife, Verna of Plano, Texas; son, Steven Morehead and wife Carol of Wymore; daughter, Christina Bjorlo and husband Magne of Plano, Texas; 4 grandchildren, Steven Morehead II, Crystal Francisco-Morehead and Guillmermo, Birgitte Olsen and husband Rune, Kristin Bjorlo; 6 great grandchildren, Lorenzo, Fay-Ana, Valeria, Elias, Solveig and Didrik; sister-in-law, Jackie Stake of Beatrice; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents; 1 brother; 2 sisters; and 1 brother-in-law.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date at the Burchard United Methodist Church in Burchard. Inurnment will be in the Burchard Cemetery near Burchard. Condolences may be left online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com. Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.