Goshen News, Goshen, IN

February 1, 2013

Craig Lee Whitehead


— SYRACUSE — Craig Lee Whitehead, 58, died Thursday at 12:50 p.m. at his residence.

He was born April 18, 1954 in Goshen, to Richard and Doris (Lehman) Whitehead.

He is survived by his mother and father; mother of his children, Cindra Swinehart; five children, Reagan (Bradley) Nyce, Syracuse, Dee Ann Whitehead, Oaktown, Dustin (Jessica) Whitehead, Rockville, Samantha (Nathan) Steffen, New Paris, and Matthew Whitehead, Goshen; two brothers, Barry (Debra) Whitehead, Syracuse, and Brett (Diana) Whitehead, New Paris; and six grandchildren.

He worked at L&M Electric for more than 20 years and was involved in fast-pitch softball and bowling leagues around the area. He graduated from Fairfield High School in 1972 and was a member of New Paris Church of the Brethren.

Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a funeral service will take place Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Stan Godfrey of New Paris Church of the Brethren will officiate.

Burial will be in Solomon Creek Cemetery, Syracuse.

Memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Goshen Hospital Cancer Center or IU Health Goshen Hospice.

Online condolences for the family may be shared at www.rrefh.com.