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“jack was the best friend ever an a good christian man he loved his LORD AN DONE A GOOD job serving HIM HE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBER .LOVE YA JACK SEE...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: david hambrick - bluefield, WV

“Jack was a very good friend of my grandpa, Jesse Wiley Sr. They went to church together and used to visit each other a lot before my grandpa died in...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Phyllis Wiley Dillon - Princeton, WV

“I am proud to have called Jack my friend and part of my "church" family for many years. His sense of humor was ever present, his love for God ever...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Pam McCoy - Princeton, WV

“"Jackson", as I always called him, was a gracious, loving, wonderful man. He will be deeply missed but his humor will live on forever. My family...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Betty Hagenrater - Princeton, WV

“WE are sorry for your loss, he was not only our brother in Christ, he was a great friend, he will be greatly missed. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Steven & Hazel Harmon - VA


Mr. Jack O. Whittaker 90 of Jays Lane died Monday, April 11, 2011 at his home. Born November 13, 1920 at Hatcher, he was the son of the late James Walter and Eula Mabel Cahill Whittaker. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Corp. during the European Theater. After returning home he worked for Celanese then became Iron worker and spent many years in different areas of the east and south. Helped construct the radio towers in Bluefield and the turnpike bridge by the rest stop. Jack was a mason and he sang with the Backwoods Quartet out of the Mt. Jackson Baptist Church in Athens where he was a member for many years. He was at one time an avid fox hunter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline “Jackie” Hill Whittaker; they were married for 56 years. Two Sisters, Virginia Queen and Mildred Quesenberry. Two brothers, Perry Whittaker and James (Buddy) Whittaker. Survivors Daughters Terri Greenfeder and Barbara Whittaker Grandson Joseph Greenfeder Sisters Bernadine Brown and husband Tom Nancy Smith and husband Al. Memorial services will be held Friday, April 15, 2011 at 2:00 PM from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens in Princeton with Rev. Aubrey Whitlow and Rev. Charlie Rice officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the Funeral Home. Friends and Family may leave on line condolences at www.memorialfd.com. The Whittaker Family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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