March 23, 1948 – May 7, 2019
Arthur (Art) Robert Whitehead of Red Deer, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital surrounded by family on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 71 years.
Art was born in Red Deer, Alberta on March 23, 1948, the son of Arvid and Louise (nee Keast) Whitehead. He took great pleasure in supporting his sons various sports pursuits, and in his life-long artwork and creativity. Art had a kind, generous spirit and cherished the many relationships he developed throughout his life, career and community.
Art will be lovingly remembered by his wife Maxine, by his sons, Todd (Amy) Whitehead of Calgary and Tim Whitehead of Red Deer; and by Maxine’s children, Shereen (Ed) Trenchard of Whitecourt, and Andrew (Israel) Taylor of Bali. His grandchildren Lyla, Ella, Elliot, Oliver and Ewan gave him great joy. He will be remembered fondly by his sister Pat (Reiny) Weeks and his niece Laureen (Jim) Morton of Rimbey. Art is survived by his previous wife, Deb of Calgary and by many friends and relations.
A Memorial Service will be held at Balmoral Bible Chapel, Red Deer on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm. Donations in memory of Art may be made to KidSport at kidsportcanada.ca/alberta/red-deer . Condolences may be provided through sylvanlakefuneralhome.ca
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