September 26, 2021

Mr. Buck Whitehead

Mr. Edward Lamar “Buck” Whitehead, age 86, of Roopville passed away October 9, 2020.

His funeral will be held Tuesday October 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Veal Cemetery.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Monday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.

Mr. Whitehead was born April 17, 1934 in Carroll County to the late Claude Lamar Whitehead and Eugene Jackson Whitehead.

He worked as a driver for Barnes Freight Lines for many years. After retirement he supervised trustee labor at McIntosh Reserve Park supplied by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department.

In his free time he enjoyed going to livestock sales and riding horses. He was always ready to talk politics with anyone who would listen. He was a member of a local Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include three daughters, Susan Nelson (Gary) of Bowdon, Julie Whitehead of Carrollton, and Jamie Nash (James) of Newnan; step-daughter, Nikki Hackney (Carl) of Franklin; grandchildren, Jennifer and Jason Nelson, Lorie Richardson, Emily Harris, Andrew and Kayla Smith, Aalliyah and Mariyah Sales, and Troy Hackney; seven great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Whitehead; a step-son, Bobby Payton; two grandsons, Jonathan and Cody Hackney; and a brother, Wayne Whitehead.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.



  1. Tesia McCormick says

    Prayers for Comfort for his family. I have known Mr. Buck for many years. Bought several horses from him. Always thought alot of him. So sorry for the family.

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