Mr. Sidney "Sid" Whitehead of Essie, KY. passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Well's Hospice Center, Hazard, KY. age of 88. Sidney was born May 1, 1931 in Leslie Co., Ky., the son of the late, Charlie & Georgia Morgan Whitehead. Sidney had been a life-long resident of Leslie Co. By occupation he was a factory worker & coal miner. He was a devoted member of the Upper Grassy Branch Pentecostal Church at Essie, KY. & Roark Pentecostal Holiness Church at Beverly, KY. Sidney enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to Church but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.
Sidney was preceded in death by his parents, brother Clifford Whitehead & sisters, Gertrude Fields & Reatha Bowling. He is survivied by his loving & devoted wife, Pearline Smith Whitehead of Essie, KY., 4 beloved sons, Danny Whitehead of Hyden, KY., David Whitehead & wife, Lana of Essie, KY. & Doug Whitehead & wife, Carol of Essie, KY., Gene Morgan of Stinnett, KY; 1 beloved daughter, Bonnie Howard & husband, Bruce of Stinnett, KY., 1 brother, Ralph Whitehead & wife, Tavia of London, KY., 3 treasured grandchildren, Michael Whitehead & wife, Ramona of Stinnett, KY., Amber Jordon & husband, Shane of Manchester, KY. & Matthew Whitehead of Essie, KY. & 2 great grandchildren, Parker Whitehead of Stinnett, KY. & Tanner Whitehead of Stinnett, KY. Also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends survive.
Funeral: Sunday, May 12, 2019 @ 1:00 P.M. at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, KY.
Ministers: Patrick Morgan, John Pugh, Richard Howard & Jerry Maggard
Interment: Lee Morgan Cemetery, Essie, KY.
Pallbearers: Matthew Whitehead, Shane Jordan, Bruce Howard, Andrew Bowling, Brian K. Smith & Larry Morgan
Visitation: Saturday, May 11, 2019 @ 6:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel
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