George Bryan Whitehead
( January 01, 1941 – November 06,
2016 )
George Bryan Whitehead was born
January 1, 1941 in Cottonwood, Texas to Frances Emma and Sterling Glen
He passed away November 6, 2016 in Loveland, Colorado at the age of
75 years, 10 months and 5 days.

George’s family moved to various places during his childhood. During his
teenage years he worked with his father in the scrap metal business.

At the age
of 17 George joined the Unites States Army and served for over 20 years. He was
married to
Jody Petrey on January 2, 1962 in Odessa, Texas. To this union 5
daughters were born: Tina, Amanda, Lora,
Wendy and Jennifer. Also during this
time, George served two tours of duty in Germany and two more in Viet Nam.
George was honorably discharged a total of three times. When George retired
from his military service he began
working for Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Railroad as a track inspector and was loyaly employed for 20 years.
He later
married the love of his life, Flo Jean Ford on March 8, 1997 in Midwest City,
After George retired for a second time, he and Flo Jean made their
home in the Cheyenne community until
they decided to moved closer to family in
Colorado. George accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior on January 12, 1972
was active in church including singing at nursing homes, working at the
clothing closet, very instrumental in organizing
the county wide revivals and
also singing in the choir. Having spent many years in the military, George
his patriotism by placing the United States flag around the
Cheyenne community for over 17 years during national holidays.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, Joe, Donald, Ed, Billy,
and Jerry, 2 sisters, Jean Fletcher, Joan Ingram.

He is survived by his wife, Flo Jean, of the home; 5 daughters, Tina Murphy and
husband, Kevin, Grapevine, TX,

Amanda Krober, Woodward, OK, Lora Riley, Wichita
Falls, TX, Wendy Cunningham and husband, John Wayne,
Sterling, OK, Jennifer
Whitehead, Lawton, OK; 17 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 brother,
James Whitehead
and wife, Ginger, Neches, TX; 4 sisters, June Fletcher and
husband, Robert, Lubbock, TX, Janie Smith, Plano, TX,
Ada Smith, Irving, TX,
Julia Adams and husband, Robert, Lubbock, TX; 1 step daughter, Sharon Daniel
and husband,
William, Edmond, OK; 2 step-sons, Ryan Reed and wife, Missy,
Greeley, OK and Bradley Reed, Hollywood, CA;
12 step grandchildren, 6 step
great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral Services set for Monday,
November 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Cheyenne First Baptist Church. 
Interment planned for the Ft. Sill Cemetery
by Elgin, OK.