Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother LaMonte Mangum Whitehead, 87, of Spanish Fork passed away peacefully at his home on March 18, surrounded by family.
LaMonte was born on Feb. 21, 1934 to Leroy Sr, and Phyllis Mangum Whitehead in Nephi. He married Janet Paxman on Sept. 19, 1956 in the Salt Lake Temple.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission in the Northern States.
He attended school in Spanish Fork and graduated in 1953. He served his country in the U.S. Army and National Guard. He worked for Grand Central (Fred Meyers), Nebo School District and as a crossing guard for Spanish Fork City.
He was a big BYU and Utah Jazz fan. He loved the Lord, his family, and his friends with all his heart.
He is survived by his loving wife Janet of Spanish Fork and his children Barbara (Cordell) Isaacson of Genola, Nadine (Dale) Brickey of Orem, Steven Whitehead, Larry (Desiree) Whitehead, Kurt Whitehead (Jeffrey Scifres) and his brother Phillip (Wendie) Whitehead all of Spanish Fork, 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister and one grandson.
The Family would like to thank Symbii Home, Health and Hospice and son Kurt and Jeff for taking great care of dad until his passing. Condolences can be offered at www.legacyfunerals.com.