ASHLAND – Paul E. Whitehead, 78, of Ashland, entered into rest on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at his home in Ashland. He was born Feb. 12, 1942 in Omaha, to Alvin and Bessie (Fritch) Whitehead. He graduated from Ashland High School. On Jan, 11, 1964, Paul was united in marriage to Jacqueline Reed at the Ashland United Methodist Church.
Through the years, Paul worked for Laune Chevrolet and People’s Natural Gas. He was a member of the Ashland Jaycees, Ashland Rotary Club and the Ashland Fire Department. Paul could fix anything. He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, golfing and trap shooting. He was a member of the American Contract Bridge League where he was a life master at Duplicate Bridge. Paul always enjoyed watching the grandchildren grow and loved following their sports and hobbies.
He is survived by wife of 56 years, Jackie Whitehead; sons, Brian Paul (Laurie Little) Whitehead of Ashland and Douglas Eric (Amy) Whitehead of Ashland; grandchildren, Brayden Lee Whitehead, Ellie Marie Whitehead and Audrey Rose Whitehead; sister, Linda (Chris) Barnes; many other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by parents, Alvin “Bill” and Bessie Whitehead; brother, Dennis Whitehead; daughter-in-law, Sandy Whitehead; sister-in-law, Jeanette Whitehead.
There will be a graveside service (Casual Attire), Tuesday, July 14 at 10 a.m. at Ashland Cemetery. Pastor Bob Schofield will be officiating.
Memorials may be sent in care of the family for future designation.
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