July 26, 2013

John H. Whitehead


---- — John H. Whitehead

John H. Whitehead, 85, Logansport, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport.

Born Oct. 8, 1927, in Baxter, Tenn., he was the son of the late Estel and Florence (Elrod) Whitehead. On Oct. 20, 1953, in Rossville, Ga. he married Rubye E. Goolsby, who survives.

John worked for the Logansport Sanitation Department as a truck driver for 35 years, and a school crossing guard for 15 years. He attended New Life Alliance Church, and enjoyed fishing, watching movies and listening to music.

Surviving along with his wife is one daughter, Sharon Ann (Michael) Smith; grandson, Jeremy Moore, both of Rochester; three sisters, Bobbie Jean (James) Waddups, Logansport; Martha (Eugene) Thompson, Cookeville; Hazel Halfacre, Sparta, Tenn.; and two great-grandsons, Brandon and John Moore.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Matthew Moore; one brother and one sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to New Life Alliance Church in Logansport.

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