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William Lee "Willie" Whittaker, Jr.

August 28, 1938 — August 9, 2021

Abingdon, VA – William Lee “Willie” Whittaker, Jr., age 82, passed on Monday, August 9, 2021, in Johnston Memorial Hospital.  Willie retired as a lab tech from the Virginia Dept. of General Services after 38 years of employment. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Shirley Howard Whittaker; daughter, Donna Fields; ten siblings; and daughter-in-law, Loma Kay Whittaker. 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gladys Wolfe Whittaker; son, Darrell Whittaker of Damascus, VA; brother, Kenny (Patsy) Whittaker of Bowling Green, VA; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Cryptside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2021, in the Knollkreg Memorial Park Mausoleum with Pastor David Robins officiating. 

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The family of William Lee “Willie” Whittaker, Jr. is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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