Bobby Lee Whitehead, age 90 of Athens died Saturday at Athens Limestone Hospital. Mr. Whitehead was born April 15, 1929 in Lauderdale County, was retired from Reynolds Metals, and Heritage Christian ( IBC ) University.. Mr. Whitehead was a member of West Hobbs Street church of Christ, and a former Elder at Rogersville church of Christ.
Services will be 1 pm Thursday in the chapel of Spry Funeral Home with Bill Irby officiating, visitation from 11 am until service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Florence, Alabama at 3 PM.
Survivors include, Wife, June Whitehead of Athens.
Son, Joel Lee (Susan) Whitehead of Rogersville.
Daughter, Anah (Ikey) Fowler of Florence.
Step Sons, Greg (Kim) Swanner of Franklin, Tennessee. Mike (Karla) Swanner of Athens.
Grandchildren, Lee (Caycee) Fowler, Clay (Heather) Fowler, Mahaley Swanner, Tanner Swanner, and Will Swanner. Great Grandson, Easton Lee Fowler.
Several Nieces and Nephews.
Preceded in death by, Parents, W.V. (Tige) and Madgie Ezell Whitehead.
First Wife, Betty Cooper Whitehead.
Brother, Almon (Ellen) Whitehead.
Sister, Dimple (Mack) Romine.
The family ask memorial donations to be made to the Betty and Bobby Whitehead Memorial Scholarship Fund at Heritage Christian ( IBC ) University at P.O. Box HCU, Florence, AL 35630.
My friend Louie you will be missed,
Dear Tim and Hudson Family, Butch and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. We will lift your family up in prayer for peace and comfort. May the holes in your hearts be replaced with sweet memories of Calvin in the days ahead.
In HIS Grip, James "Butch" and Venecia "VEA" Allgood