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.