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Official Obituary of

Alan G. Whitehead

November 28, 1939 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Alan Whitehead Obituary


November 28, 1939 – January 22, 2024

ELKHART- Alan G. Whitehead, 84, of Elkhart, passed away Monday January 22, 2024, at Goshen Hospital.  He was born November 28, 1939, in Elkhart, Indiana to Ralph G. & Minnie O. (Anderson) Whitehead.

     On January 23, 1960, he married Jeanette K. Frey.  She survives along with 4 children, Kim (Ken) Curler of Bristol, IN, Kevin (Julie) Whitehead of Lakeville, IN, Kip (Stephanie) Whitehead, Amy Whitehead both of Elkhart, IN; 4 grandchildren, Jessica Whitehead, Cameron Whitehead, Taylor (Derek) Bryant, Bradley (Rebecca) Whitehead and 3 step grandchildren, Summer (Tyler) Plummer, Josey (Michael Bleile) Leed and Shaylee Leed. Also surviving are 2 great-grandchildren, Mason Whitehead, and Harvey Bryant, and 7 step-great grandchildren, Vera Plummer, Evelyn Plummer, Monte Plummer, Vaeda Bleile, Rae Bleile, Jamison Bleile and Bentley Weaver.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ronnie Whitehead.

     Alan graduated from Elkhart High School in 1959 and served in the United States Army Reserves.  He worked at the Selmer Company for 44 years and retired in 2001 as a clarinet and flute assembler.  Alan was a member of the First Baptist Church in Elkhart and enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, bowling, playing softball and working in his yard.  He was a baseball and football referee at the junior and senior high schools.

     Cremation will take place and a celebration of life service for Alan will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday February 3, 2024, at the First Baptist Church where friends may visit with the family for 2 hours prior to the start of the service.  Tom Jones from the church will render the service.  Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.

     Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church, 53953 C.R. 17, Bristol, IN 46507 and their Time to Revive Ministry.

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February 3, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
53953 C.R. 17
Bristol, IN 46507

Celebration of Life
February 3, 2024

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church
53953 C.R. 17
Bristol, IN 46507


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