Father of KY Congressman Ed Whitfield Dies

The father of Kentucky's First District Congressman Ed Whitfield has died. E-O, as he was known, worked for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, and its successor companies for 44 years.
The father of Kentucky's First District Congressman Ed Whitfield has died.

Edward O. Whitfield died Tuesday.  E-O, as he was known, worked for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, and its successor companies for 44 years.

He is survived by his wife of 71-years, Mary, his son Ed, a granddaughter and two great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday night at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home* on South Virginia Street in Hopkinsville.  Funeral services will be held Friday at Saint John's Methodist Church.
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