Gus Terrell Whitehead
April 11, 1935 – July 20, 2021
Gus T. (Jerry) Whitehead
With deep sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved husband, dad, grandpa, papa, Jerry Whitehead on July 20, 2021 at the age of 86. He was the son of Gus Whitehead and Georgia Pettit of Gonzales County, TX. He grew up in Austin, Texas with his 9 siblings.
Jerry loved Austin. He enjoyed taking his kids to visit museums, the Capitol, Zilker Park, and the lakes and rivers around the city. He was a loyal University of Longhorn fan. He owned Ace Plumbing Company in North Austin for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife Neenah Whitehead and their children, Teri Ann Robbins, Gina Marie Langley, Lisa Diana Powers, James Patrick O’Brien, Barbara O’Brien, Stephen O’Brien, and Kenneth Edward O’Brien. Jerry was a proud grandpa/papa to Sarah, Amber, Lauren, Emily, Wesley, Kevin, Crystal, Kevin, Patrick, Kelly, Natalie, Michael, Sean, Heather, Ashley, Taylor, Rebekah, and Kathryn. He is also survived by 28 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
A graveside service will occur at 11:00am on Saturday, July 24th at Austin Memorial Park, 2800 Hancock Dr., Austin, TX.
In lieu of flowers, please consider one of the following charities: Meals on Wheels Central Texas, 3227 East 5th St, Austin, TX 78702 or Caritas of Austin, P.O. Box 1947, Austin, TX 78767.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com for the Whitehead family.
Meals on Wheels Central Texas
3227 East 5th Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Caritas of Austin
P.O. Box 1947, Austin, Texas 78767
Austin Memorial Park