Robert H. Whittaker
Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011 10:33 am
Robert H. Whittaker, 64, of Union City, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at his residence.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, Union City with Rev. Robert Ponticello officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Friday.
Whittaker was born Oct. 3, 1946 in Hudson, Mich., son of the late Robert Rex and Lorene Mae Curtis Whittaker. He was a United States Navy veteran. He retired after 33 years with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Union City.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Glen Collier of Martin; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Robert and Cindy Whittaker of Bentonville, Ark., John Whittaker of Martin and Blake Whittaker, who is serving in the United State Navy and stationed at San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Sue Hornbuckle of Pawpaw, Mich.; one brother, Ron Whittaker of Hudson; one half sister, Barbara Hewitt of North Adams, Mich.; one half brother and sister-in-law, Lee and Pamela Eli of Hudson; and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Bettis; and one half sister, Phyllis Kyser.
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