Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:04 pm
The Messenger, January 26, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Robert H. Whittaker, 64, of Union City, who died 2:30 a.m. Jan. 19, 2011, at his home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Ponticello officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Friday.
He was born Oct. 3, 1946, in Hudson, Mich., son of the late Robert Rex and Lorene Mae (Curtis) Whittaker. He retired after 33 years with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Glen Collier of Martin; three sons and his daughter-in-law, Robert and Cindy Whittaker of Bentonville, Ark., John Whittaker of Martin and Blake Whittaker, who is serving with the U.S. Navy and is stationed in San Diego; six grandchildren; his sister, Sue Hornbuckle of Pawpaw, Mich.; his half sister, Barbara Hewitt of North Adams, Mich.; his brother, Ron Whittaker of Hudson; and his half brother and sister-in-law, Lee and Pamela Eli of Hudson.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Bettis; and his half sister, Phyllis Kyser.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.