Gene Robert Whitehead Jr.

February 11, 1967 ~ November 23, 2019 (age 52)


     Gene Robert Whitehead, Jr. age 52 passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at his home in Portland.  He was a 1985 graduate of Wes-Del High School in Muncie.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked over 20 years at Pennville Custom Cabinets in Portland as a Programmer. 

     Gene was born February 11, 1967 in Eustis, Florida the son of Gene and Sandra (Ward) Whitehead Sr.  He was married on May 4, 2002 to Sandra Kay Rupe. 

Survivors Include:

His beloved wife- Sandra K. Whitehead, Portland, IN.

5 Daughters- Allison Whitehead, Gaston, IN., Harlie Hiestand, Portland, IN., Tabitha Long, Muncie, IN., Elaina Whitehead, Portland, IN., and Tamara Whitehead, Portland, IN.,

2 Grandsons- Alex Hiestand, Portland, IN. and Milo Whitehead, Gaston, IN.

His mother- Sandra A. Whitehead, Muncie, IN.

Sister- Alice Evans (husband-Scott), Muncie, IN.

Brother- Ernie Whitehead (wife-Jennifer), Gaston, IN.

Mother-in-law- Nancy Rupe, Portland, IN.

Father-in law- Jay Rupe, Bryant, IN.

Sister-in-law- Sheila Rupe, Portland, IN.


Cremation will take place and there will be no services.

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