Jason Paul Head, age 36, of Hornell, NY died Monday, May 25, 2015 at McAuley Manor in Hornell after a long battle with Friedreich's Ataxia.\n\n\nJason was born on September 15,1978 in Norwich, NY to Ron and Norma (Alderman) Head. He was a graduate of Ross Corners Christian Academy in Vestal, NY; Cedarville University; and Georgia State University. He had worked as an assistant professor of philosophy at Georgia State University. While in Georgia, Jason was active in the Baptist Student Union. He was an active member of Lindley Community Church. His courage and determination inspired many people.\n\n\nHe is survived by his parents, Pastor Ron and Norma Head of Lindley; two brothers: Jonathan (Shannon) Head of Bowie, MD, and James (Andrea) Head of Endicott, NY; nieces, Kaylie and Kourtney Head; nephew, Jake Head; grandmother, Winoma Overstreet of Bath; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and great aunt, Ann Williams of Atlanta, GA.\n\n\nA memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Lindley Community Church, 9607 Morgan Creek Road, Lindley, NY 14858, with Pastor Ken Crain officiating. \n\n\nMemorial donations may be made to www.curefa.org or to Lindley Community Church.\n\n\nJason's family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.