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Funeral services for Kyle Matthew Whitehead, 27, of Palestine, TX will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017, at 11:00AM at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Land of Memory Cemetery.
Kyle passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017, at his residence.
He was born on February 16, 1990, in Salem, NJ to Victoria Gangemi and John Whitehead. He was raised in Woodstown, NJ and had lived in Newark, DE before moving to Texas. He attended Woodstown High School and Salem County Vocational and Technical School. Kyle worked for Trejos Tires in Palestine, TX. He enjoyed being outdoors- hunting and fishing, riding dirt bikes, working on cars, and spending time with his dogs Buddy and Bella. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Gina Whitehead, Hilde Ziegler, and Alfred Gangemi.
Kyle is survived by his parents, John and Victoria Whitehead of Palestine, TX; brothers, Ryan Whitehead and Dylan Whitehead both of Palestine, TX; sister, Jennifer Whitehead of Salem, NJ; grandmother, Leota Krough of New Castle, DE and grandfather, Robert Whitehead of Palestine, TX; aunts, Kimberley Sanders of Palestine, TX and Lena Harris and husband Edward of Spring, TX; uncle, Michael Gangemi and wife Jane of New Castle, DE; nephews, Devon Sama of Wilington, DE and Julien Coates of Salem, NJ; cousins, Jillian Whitehead and Raegan and Kaylynn Sanders all of Palestine, TX and Casey and Victoria Harris and Samantha and Elizabeth McWhorter all of Spring, TX.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at AFSP.org.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home in Palestine, TX.
View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.
Published on August 16, 2017
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