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Everett Whitehead

Cocoa, Fla.


Everett Whitehead, 85, of Cocoa, Florida, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at a hospital in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Church of Christ in Murray. Online condolences may be left at www.wyliebaxleymerrittisland.com.

Everett, son of John Whitehead and Hazel Havener Whitehead, was born Feb. 1, 1934.

Everett moved to Florida in 1966, and spent many years as a university professor and dean. Everett tended to rental properties and was a writer, writing his own autobiography, and farmed in Iowa.

Everett is survived by his wife, the former Mildred “Midge” Cook; sons, Kelly (Geana) and Richard; grandsons, Corey, Sean and Jason; great-grandchildren, Larkyn and Hunter; and brothers, Duane (Wanda) Whitehead and John Leroy.

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