Gerald Wayne Whitehead, a resident of Livingston, passed away at his home early Saturday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 81. He was a graduate of Doyle High School in 1956. Gerald received his Bachelor’s degree at LSU in 1960 and went on to get his Master’s in Forestry from the University of Georgia in 1962. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Livingston on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, beginning at 10 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Gateway Gardens Cemetery. Gerald is survived by his wife of 61 years, Theresa Hughes Whitehead; son, Michael Wayne Whitehead and wife Angela Bankston Whitehead; two daughters, Jill Whitehead, and Alyson Whitehead Ernest and husband Craig Ernest; 11 grandchildren, Jack, Jr. “Jackson,” Ben, Sean, Meghan, Jessica, Julianne, Riley, Nickolas, Lillie, Rebekah, and Rachel; brother Carlton Whitehead and wife Nellie; special sister, Kay Acosta; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Pete and Betty Rigby, and Joyce and Ben Stewart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Barney and Pearl Whitehead; three brothers, Kenneth, Jimmy, and Gary Whitehead; and sister, Doris Whitehead Vancitters. Pallbearers will be Jackson Neyland, Ben Ernest, Sean Whitehead, Bryan Whitehead, Orlanda Casas, and Jerry Dantzler. Greg Sheets will serve as honorary pallbearer. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com.
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