John Whitehead


MOREHEAD CITY - John Gordon Whitehead, 94, of Morehead City, died March 27, 2013, at his home.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at First United Methodist Church, Morehead City with the Rev. Mike Frese officiating. Interment follows at Bayview Cemetery.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII, and was a commercial fisherman for 50 years.

He was a Mason, Shriner and member of First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie "Bill" Whitehead.

Survivors include his son, John G. Whitehead Jr. of St. Cloud, Fla.; brother, Celus Whitehead; sister, Charlotte Whitehead Mirabella; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made at First United Methodist Church, 900 Arendell St. Morehead City, NC 28557 or Hospice of Carteret County, P.O. Box 1619, Morehead City, NC 28557.

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Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Mar. 29 to Apr. 1, 2013
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