Mr. Whitehead was preceded in death by his parents, Abbygail Roarke Whitehead and John Whitehead; six brothers, Lloyd, Henry, George, James, Howard and John Whitehead, Jr.; and two sisters, Malvery Whitehead Nantz and Martha Whitehead Saylor.
He is survived by a host of nephews and nieces; and a cousin, Walter L. Sizemore and wife, Andrea, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Visitation was Saturday, April 14, 2007 from 6 to 10 pm at the Green Hills Pentecostal Church.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 1 pm with the Rev. Ted Brock officiating.
Burial took place on Monday, April 16, 2007 at Dryfork Cemetery in Leslie County.
Loyall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.