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William Ronald Whitehead

Whitehead, William Ronald , of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, March 12 th , 2022 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital at the age of 80. Mr. Whitehead was born in Maryville, Tennessee to the late Benjamin and Ethel Sellers Whitehead. He played football and was an all-state player for Blount County High School and was also a graduate of Park University in Missouri. Mr. Whitehead served his country proudly in the United States Air Force, where he played football and served during Vietnam. He retired from the Air Force after 22 years of service to his country and went on to work in logistics at AEDC from which he retired as well. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, as well as the American Legion and loved fishing and various sports. Mr. Whitehead is survived by his wife, Marga Whitehead; two sons, Andre’ Whitehead and Anthony Whitehead; one brother and one sister, Mack (Becky) Whitehead and Christine (Charles) Huskey; and two grandchildren, Hanna Neese and Ainsley Whitehead. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 17 th , 2022 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 12:00-2:00pm with the funeral to follow at 2:00pm with Rev. Marty Nutter officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at a later date at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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