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Charles R. "Dickie" Whitehead

September 17, 1924 ~ March 26, 2018 (age 93)

Charles R. Whitehead “Dickie”, 93 passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at home with family. He was born September 17, 1924 to William Jennings and Emma (Bishop) Whitehead. Dick graduated from Princeton High School. He was a World War II veteran and a life long coal miner. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Eagles. He was a firm believer in “what’s right is right” and “what’s wrong is wrong”!

Dick and Beulah (Pavey) were married on March 31, 1947. They had nine children: Jim Riley (Connie), Karen Morris (Darrell), Alice Nash (Bill), Rick (Susan), Retta Lindsey (Steve), Darla Morrow (Don), Larry, Joe (Deb), and Kevin (Jamie). He is also survived by 30 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Beulah and sons, Rick and Larry, and son-in-law, Darrell.

Funeral service will be held at the graveside at 10 a.m. CST Friday, March 30, 2018 at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton. There will be no visitation and friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with arrangements. Retired Military Veterans will conduct military rites.

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