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Houston "Dan" Morehead
October 13, 1935 ~ March 17, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
Houston Daniel “Dan” Morehead age 87, passed away Friday, March 17, 2023.
He leaves behind a devoted wife, Sandy of 66 years. He was the caring father of Clifton Morehead, Carla (Morehead) Nimocks (Mallory), and Lynn (Morehead) Carollo (Robert); an adored Papa Dan to Adrienne Meador (Mark), Chelsea Kliewer (Jeremy), Rylan Nimocks, Caroline Brunson (Pete), Maggie Pate Nimocks, Robert Carollo, Jr. (Lauren), Caitlyn Turner (James) and Peter Carollo; and a treasured Papa Dan to 14 great- grandchildren. He leaves behind three brothers, Richard Morehead (Martha), Philip Morehead and Larry Morehead. Preceeded in death by his parents Houston R. Morehead and Mabel Day Morehead and his sister Janice Morehead Knight.
Dan graduated from Bradley Central High School (class of 1953) in Cleveland, Tennessee. He was educated at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics and Bowling Green State University in Ohio receiving a Masters in Mathematics. Later, at Wayne State University, he studied and earned a Masters in Education.
His teaching career spanned two states, Tennessee and Michigan, where he faithfully taught mathematics to his beloved students. He spent the majority of his career at Grosse Pointe North High School retiring in 1994.
He was an avid golfer and serious sports spectator his entire life. He was an accomplished musician receiving many awards throughout his high school career as a trombonist. He also had a passion for singing and led the bass section in many choirs as well as small group performing. He loved coins and was a devoted numismatic! He served God with all his heart and was a light in the lives of all with whom he associated.
Visitation for Dan Morehead will be at Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home 25800 Harper Avenue, St. Clair Shores, Michigan Saturday, March 25, 2023 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with Celebration of Life service immediately following visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the following entities: ·Cornerstone Baptist Church 17017 E. 12 Mile Rd. Roseville, MI 48066 ·Seven Rivers Church 4221 West Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto, FL 34461 ·Houston & Mabel Morehead Scholarship Fund, Lee University P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320
Saturday March 25, 2023 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home SCS 25800 Harper Ave St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Saturday March 25, 2023 11:00 AM Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home SCS 25800 Harper Ave St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Roseland Park Cemetery 29001 Woodward Avenue Berkley, MI 48072