Roy David Whitmon – Obituary

By  | November 7, 2018 | Filed under: McNeece Morris Funeral Home, Obituaries

Roy David Whitmon, 69, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born March 22, 1949, to RL and Margaret Simmons Whitmon. He was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church. He was a self- employed mechanic and worked at Loden and M & W Butane Gas Companies, among others. He enjoyed gardening, NASCAR, watching old westerns, was well known as a master mechanic. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:00 p. m. Friday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Rev. Joe Coggins and Rev. Henry Jenkins officiating. Dr. Julian Loden will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in the Mantachie Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Johnson Whitmon; four sons, Allen Whitmon (Michelle), Michael Whitmon, both of Mooreville, Darren Johnson (Angie) and Chris Johnson (Lori), both of Mantachie; two daughters, Sandi Tice (Randy) of Madison, AL, and Sherry Thompson (Pat) of Mantachie; one brother, William Whitmon (Susan); one sister, Ellen Green, both of Mooreville; his mother- in-law, Toxie Lee Cates of Mantachie; fifteen grandchildren, Brayden, Bryson, Austin, Landon, and Mallie Whitmon, Shelby Colebank, Cody Colebank, Lindsey Groome (Thomas), Kacey Johnson (Chad), Karley Johnson (Ryan), Kaley Cummings (Danzel), Logan Johnson, Sara Beth Thompson, Jana Cate Thompson, and Cade Thompson; four great grandchildren, Payton, Ailey, Charleigh Cantrell, and Kai Miller.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Earnest Cates; and his parents.

Pallbearers will be Brayden Whitmon, Bryson Whitmon, Cody Colebank, Logan Johnson, Cade Thompson, and Hunter Talley.

Honorary pallbearers will be former workers of Loden Butane Gas Co. and M & W Gas Company.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House.

Visitation will be from 5:00 -8:00 p m. Thursday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Mantachie.

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