William Clarence Whitehead, Jr., age 83, of Kingston, passed away April 6, 2021. Clarence was affectionately known as “Cotton” to many. He was a member of Bazeltown Baptist Church and worked at TVA for many years, then started his own concrete company. Clarence was no stranger to hard work. He worked concrete as long as he was able. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents: Clarence Whitehead, Sr. and Mary Ellen Johnson Whitehead; wife: Lorena Harrison Whitehead; son: Kim Harrison Whitehead; brothers: Sam Whitehead and Tommy Whitehead; sisters: Edna Mae Roberts and Carolyn Russell; grandsons: Michael and Marcus; and stepmother: Hattie Mae Roberts Whitehead. Survivors Include daughters & sons-in-law: Sherrion and Eugene Stokes of Kingston, Mary and Sam Foster of Kingston, and Lisa Whitehead and Eric of Kingston; daughters: Nola Whitehead of Kingston and Katherine Harrison of Oak Ridge; son: Clarence Whitehead, Jr. of Kingston; grandchildren: Jasmine Johnson, Jessica Whitehead, Kimshea Whitehead, Brandon and Mandson Whitehead, Checovoia Josh Bruce, Simone and Adam Bradshaw; sister: Peggy Cozart and Gene Cozart; brothers: George Whitehead, James Roberts, Jackie and Felicia Roberts; special nieces: Teresa Wilkerson, Kate and Janic Harrison; great-grandchildren: Samson and Harlee Bradshaw, Lucca Bruce, Jazie and Jorie Johnson, Gabe Bradshaw; several nieces and nephews; special friends: Mike Simmons, Dennis Myers, Curtis Anderson, Tim Clark, Dave Lane, and Jim Walsham. The family would like to send a special thank you to Amedysis Home Health and Hospice; and devoted caretakers: Nola and Jessica Whitehead. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 1 until 2 p.m. eastern at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Graveside service will follow in the Braxton Chapel Cemetery. Obituary and arrangements by Evans Mortuary in Rockwood.