Ronnie Dean Whitehead

Sep 6 1942
Jun 30 2019
76 Years
Pomeroy, Pennsylvania

Ronnie Dean Whitehead, 76, of Pomeroy, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Penn Medicine Hospice in West Chester.  He was the beloved husband of Mary Rose Kunkel Whitehead. They shared 48 years of marriage together. Born in Pocahontas, VA, he was the son of the late Frazer H. and Gladys I. Owens Whitehead.

Following his education, Ronnie proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1969. He was employed as a Paint Line Operator Inspector at National Rolling Mills/Worthington Steel in Malvern, PA for 40 years and later a Quality Control Inspector at the WG Corporation in Morgantown, PA for eight years. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Pomeroy, PA.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by his children, Robert A, Whitehead and wife Bonnie Lou of Coatesville, Stacie L. Whitehead and fiance Franz Dobler, Jr. of Pomeroy, three grandchildren, Kayla Seese, Cheyenne Whitehead and Madison Seese, siblings, Dale Whitehead of Airville, Brenda Stamper of Airville, Peggy Huff of Detroit, Mich. and Virginia Whitehead of Guthersville, PA. He was preceded in death by six siblings; Wally Whitehead,Gene Whitehead, Henry Whitehead, Oscar Whitehead, Shirley Robins and Dixie Blunt.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main Street, Parkesburg, PA at 10:30 AM with a viewing from 9:30-10:30 AM. Interment will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 12:30 PM.

Online condolences may be posted at

Service Date: 
Jul 6 2019 - 10:30am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home


Hey Mary, I'm sorry for your loss. Ron was so nice. I will miss seeing him in church.

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Ron was a wonderful man, worked with him at National Rolling Mills/Worthington, played at golf as well.  So sorry to hear of his passing, a true friend.


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Prayers for all the family, he was such a nice man, Ernie and Carol.


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Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. He was definitely one of the good guys. Prayers for you and the family.

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Please accept my condolences. During this time of great sorrow the God of all comfort wants you to rely on him, 2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4. Draw close to him in prayer and he will sustain you.(Psalm 55:22)
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My uncle ronnie was an awesome uncle he let us as kids stay at his home often when we visited PA , he was the funny cool uncle we always said , him and aunt Mary made the best breakfast and dinners for us made us feel loved and comfortable as if we were they're children , aunt Mary so sorry for this loss :( he will always be remembered and loved , wish I could have visited more as I got older , love you all very much. Xoxo

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