Gordon Whitaker – Obituary

By  | November 3, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Pafford Funeral Home
Mr. Gordon Whitaker Funeral services for Mr. Gordon Whitaker, age 82, are scheduled for 2PM Sunday, November 4, 2018 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Bro. Eric Martin, Bro. Lynn Walker, and Bro. Lewis Screws officiating. Interment will follow in Independence Cemetery. Mr. Whitaker passed away early Thursday at his home near Lexington. Mr. Whitaker was born October 6, 1936 in Henderson County. He was a U. S. Army Veteran, retired from Quaker Oats, a member of Union Grove Baptist Church, and loved raising horses and spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Whitaker was preceded in death by his parents, Destes Doc Whitaker and Lona Lee Singleton Whitaker, a brother, Jess Willard Whitaker, and a sister, Dorothy Perry. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mrs. Betty Speer Whitaker; son, Nathan Wade Whitaker of Maryland; daughter, Kimberly Dawn Douglass of Lexington, TN; 7 grandchildren; Jennifer (James) Spain of MS, Jonathan Whitaker (Lorena) of LA, Jackie (Shane) Hamilton of Lexington, Adam Whitaker (Sutton) of MD, Stephanie Contreras (Chance) of TX, Angela (Carson) Bozman of MD, and Michael Contreras (Caitlin) of IL, and 6 great grandchildren; Luke Whitaker, Adlind Whitaker, Clare Bozman, Zachary Bozman, Linden Spain, and Clayton Hamilton, and a niece, Deloris Cortez of Wildersville, TN.


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