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Robert William Whitehead

May 28, 1943October 15, 2020

Robert “Bob” W. Whitehead, 77, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Morris) Whitehead and thirteen year companion of the late Rita Taber.

Born in Acushnet, a son of the late Elmer and Irene (Banicki) Whitehead he was a lifelong area resident.

Bob served in the United States Navy and later worked various jobs around the City. He was a bartender and also worked at Brittany Dyeing and Print. In his spare time, he enjoyed going to the casinos, watching YouTube scratch ticket videos, listening to WBSM, watching airplanes take off at the airport, the Price is Right, and playing KENO.

He is survived by a son, Thomas W. Whitehead of New Bedford; three grandchildren, Samantha Drolet of New Bedford and Thomas W. Whitehead, Jr. of Dartmouth and Amanda Blais; great grandchildren, Everleigh Whitehead, Kevin Gilmour, and Adriana Drolet; and a sister, Janice Remalad of New Bedford. He was the brother of the late Melvin Whitehead.

Public services will be held at a later date. Please check the website regularly for updates. For online condolences www.rock-funeralhome.com.

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Charlene Letourneau

October 18, 2020

I remember meeting you when Shannon and Tommy were married and then spending time together Thanksgiving dinner at my house conversation at Tommy's house rest in peace

Adam blais

October 16, 2020

Bob glad I met you glad to call you my friend tell Rita I said hello and you'll always be 2 buck poker Bob love you

Suzanne Blais

October 16, 2020

We have shared so many memories and were blessed with you in our lives.You will forever be in our hearts. Love forever Suzanne and David Blais❤

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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