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In Memory of

Joseph Leon Whitehead

November 16, 1926 - January 7, 2018

Obituary


Funeral services for Joseph Leon Whitehead, 91, are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Tyler Tabernacle with Rev. Mike Littlefield officiating. Leon went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 7, 2018.

Leon was born on November 16, 1926 in Calmer, Arkansas to Edna and Edward Benjamin Whitehead.

After serving in the U. S. Army, he began a 41-year career with the Cotton Belt Railroad. Leon was a charter member of Tyler Tabernacle.

Leon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years,...

Funeral services for Joseph Leon Whitehead, 91, are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Tyler Tabernacle with Rev. Mike Littlefield officiating. Leon went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 7, 2018.

Leon was born on November 16, 1926 in Calmer, Arkansas to Edna and Edward Benjamin Whitehead.

After serving in the U. S. Army, he began a 41-year career with the Cotton Belt Railroad. Leon was a charter member of Tyler Tabernacle.

Leon was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Catherine Whitehead.

His is survived by his son, Gary Whitehead of Tyler, his son, Thomas Whitehead and wife Angela of Tyler, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and his sister Catherine Grace White of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 10, at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home.