February 2, 1959 ~ November 27, 2021

Born in: Pewee Valley, KY
Resided in: Clarkson, KY

Randy Neal Whitehead, Sr., age 62 of Clarkson, passed away Saturday, November 27th 2021 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born February 2nd 1959 in Pewee Valley, Kentucky, the son of Neal & Lavada Burgin Whitehead. Randy was a master carpenter building countless homes in Ft. Meyers, Fl., the Smokey Mountain’s and all over Kentucky before his health declined. He was the type of person to give you the shirt off his back and he never met a stranger. Randy was a loving father, brother, uncle and very proud papaw. His smile and larger than life personality will forever live in our hearts.

He is survived by his sons, Randy Whitehead, Jr. & Robbie Whitehead; eleven grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two sisters, Kathy Haycraft (Bruce) & Gerri Lindsey; several nieces & nephews with one special nephew that was his sidekick, Jullian Lindsey; and his best friend for more than 30 years, Matt Decker.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday (December 5th) at the Caneyville Memorial Chapel. He will be laid to rest in the Lindsey Family Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to help with the funeral expenses.

Caneyville Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Whitehead. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Randy Whitehead, Sr. and sign his virtual guestbook below.


Visitation: December 5, 2021 10:00 am - December 5, 2021 1:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721


Funeral: December 5, 2021 1:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721


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  1. So sorry for your loss. We made friends with Randy several years ago. He did quite a bit of work for us. . I kept Mat & him with coffee while working, made some lunches for them. He will be missed by those who knew him. Sending sympathy & prayers. Love from “The Minton’s”.

  2. I never met Mr. Whitehead but worked closely with his son Randy for several years. He raised one heck of a guy so I have no doubt a great man has been lost and will surely be dearly missed. Rest peacefully Sir.

  3. I am so sorry to learn of Randy’s death. He was a kind soul that was loved by many and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.

  4. I am so sorry for all the family and friends loss. He will be missed by many and I will remember all in my prayers

  5. We are so saddened to know of Randy’s passing. We were proud to have had the chance know him. Prayers are being sent up to his family and friends. Rest easy Randy! We love you.

  6. Randy was a good guy. When he would come to bingo in Millwood, years ago he would always come and talk to Joe an I. He was a talker which is a good quality to have.😊😇Randy will be missed. To all the family I am sorry for your loss.
    Your friends,
    Eva and Joe Justis

  7. Kathy Diane, I am so sorry for your loss. Life takes each of us down our own separate road, but, those childhood memories that we hold so dear keep up close. My prayers are with you and family.

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