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Doug Scott Whitehead

November 12, 1958 - May 12, 2017

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Douglas Scott Whitehead Nov.12, 1958 - May 12, 2017 Age 58 of Clear Lake Shores,Tx

Doug was born in Gary, IN and grew up in Crown Point, Indiana. He graduated from R.S. Sterling HS in 1977 in Baytown,TX. He earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering at Purdue University, while attending, he co-oped with NASA. He became a full time employee at graduation and has worked there for 38 years until his death. His love of travel took him all over Europe. He was a passionate baseball fan and loved the Astros. He loved...

Douglas Scott Whitehead Nov.12, 1958 - May 12, 2017 Age 58 of Clear Lake Shores,Tx

Doug was born in Gary, IN and grew up in Crown Point, Indiana. He graduated from R.S. Sterling HS in 1977 in Baytown,TX. He earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering at Purdue University, while attending, he co-oped with NASA. He became a full time employee at graduation and has worked there for 38 years until his death. His love of travel took him all over Europe. He was a passionate baseball fan and loved the Astros. He loved opera and theater. He was always around for any family occasion, no matter how far away. His devotion to family and friends will never be forgotten. His sense of humor always made us smile, he will be greatly missed.

Doug was preceded in death by his father Allen Whitehead. He is survived by his mother Marietta (Southworth) Whitehead, Brother Brian (Dana) Whitehead, Sisters: Leslie (Donald) Speranza, Courtney (Richard) Esparza, Alison Whitehead and Gayle (Bryan) Iverson. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his much loved, long time partner Mary Hendrick.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Forest Park East Funeral Home 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, Texas 77598. A Reception will immediately follow at Forest Park East Funeral Home.