Clifton J. Whitehead Jr., age 75, died Saturday, April 5, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 yrs., LaVerne Whitehead; and parents Clifton Sr. and Leona Whitehead.
He is survived by his sister Barbara Whitehead.
Clifton was a graduate of Environmental Science at Louisiana State University. He was the first Environmental Scientist hired by the State of Tennessee and was director of Wildlife and Fisheries for the State of Tennessee until his retirement.
Clifton was an active member of St. Matthews Catholic Church, and a 4th degree Knights of Columbus Counsel 12012.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Matthews Catholic Church on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service.
Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 9, 2014