Bobby Gerald Whitehead

Bobby Gerald Whitehead, 67 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home. He was a native of Grayson County and lived in the Glendale Children's Home from the age of 12 until he graduated in 1970 from East Hardin High School. He worked nearly 15 years for Amtrak Railroad. He was the owner and operator of Bobby Whitehead Construction Company for 35 years and was a longtime member of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, where he served as President for three terms. Bobby also was a member of the Kentucky Home Builders Association where he was awarded numerous awards, including the Martin Conrad Outstanding Life Time Builder Achievement Award and the Norris Robertson Builder of the Year Award. The Lincoln Trail Home Builders designated Bobby a Lifetime Member and created an award, The Bobby Whitehead Commitment Award, in his honor. He loved building homes in this community and was extremely proud of his involvement in the building industry. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daymon and Augusta Frames Whitehead and two brothers, Phillip Woosley and Ralph Woosley. He is survived by his loving wife, Patsy Roach Whitehead; four daughters, Carrie (Mike) Skaggs and Melanie (Brian) Mouser all of Elizabethtown, Ashley (Corey) Cole of Radcliff and Erin (Dustin) Price of Concord, NC; one son, Charles "Beau" (Tanya) Bruton of Lexington; three brothers, Wendell (Georgia) Woosley of Louisville, Charles (Linda) Whitehead and Roger (Judy) Whitehead all of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Pat Bratcher and June Swift both of Caneyville; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Karen Woosley of Leitchfield. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Webb Ross officiating. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and continue after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, March 11, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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