James L. Whitehead

EAST PALESTINE – James L. Whitehead, 70, of Park Avenue died at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday at the Covington Community Campus.

Born May 25, 1943, in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Wayne J. and Mildred A. (Cope) Whitehead.

Mr. Whitehead worked as a truck driver for the L.W. Nash Company.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys (Oyer) Whitehead, whom he married March 17, 1972; two daughters, Jamie L. Whitehead of East Palestine and Marcie L. (Randall J.) Henderson of Bargersville, Ind.; a brother, Keven Whitehead of Lisbon; a sister, Martha Kennedy of East Palestine; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark McTrustry of Centenary United Methodist Church officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of services Sunday at the funeral home.