Lester Leon Whitehead

Lester Leon Whitehead


lester-leon-whitehead-12-31-16Lester Leon Whitehead

December 28, 2016

Date of Service: December 31, 2016

Interment Location: Garden of the Last Supper


Lester Leon Whitehead, 74, Roan Mountain, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.  A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Charlie & Sarah Guinn Whitehead.  He was a 1960 graduate of Cloudland High School.  Leon was retired from the Carter County School System in the Maintenance Department.   He attended the Strength & Everlasting Love Church.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years Louise Eggers Whitehead who died June 24, 2015 and by a sister: Loretta McKinney.  Leon loved his mule.

Survivors include a sister: Della Whitehead, Roan Mountain.  His Nephew: Chris & Shannon Whitehead, Roan Mountain, Blake Whitehead, Roan Mountain, Michael & Raquel McKinney, Piney Flats, Mark & April McKinney, Knoxville.  Several great nieces & nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kenneth Baker and Pastor John McCoury officiating.  Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Delaney Berry officiating.  Active Pallbearers will be: Chris Whitehead, Frank Montgomery, Jack Montgomery, Danny Montgomery, Ronnie Townsend, Michael McKinney and Mark McKinney.  Honorary pallbearers will be: Mike Blevins, Raymond, Hill, Bill Johnson, Jeff Hughes, Howard Presnell, Dave Maple and Stanley Largent.  The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the funeral service.  Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.

Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Whitehead family

Happy Valley Memorial Park