Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Walter Farrer Whitehead, 87, of Salt Lake City, died May 8, 1990, at his home.
He was born October 17, 1902, in Provo, to Walter P. and Mary Ettie Farrer Whitehead. He married Bessie Williams on October 28, 1926, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died Aug. 18, 1989. He spent his early years in Provo and graduated from Brigham Young High School. He worked Farmers Insurance Co., having opened many areas in the upper midwest states. He was a member of the LDS Church. He served a mission to England, then with his wife served a mission in Ontario, Canada. He served diligently in many capacities in the church.He is survived by three daughters, Gwendolyn C. Brewer and late husband (Everett), Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Patricia Sorensen and husband, Richard, Salt Lake City; Mary Jean Wagner and husband, John D., Provo; a son, Don R. Whitehead and wife, D'Ann, Englewood, Colorado; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edith Bush and husband, Ray and Mary Duke, and husband, Melvin, all of Springville, Utah. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Walter W. Whitehead.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 11, 1990, at 11 a.m., at the MacKay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 Highland Drive. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Friday, one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Provo City Cemetery.
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