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Leslie Hugh Whitaker Obituary


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“Carl, I just heard about the loss of your dad.My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jeanne Furrh Cotten - Garland, TX

“Les and Carl, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts are with you. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Rocky Miracle - El Paso, TX

“Miss Rose, Les, Carl, Jeanie & Debra ~ What a loss to the Wills Point community. Loved Mr. Whitaker so much. Lifting up the Whitaker Family in...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Manuel & Jayme Lopez - TX

“Carl, We only heard of your DAD passing today.Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow....Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Paul & Elizabeth Lovell - TX

“Les and family: I am so sorry. You are in my prayers. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Shelton - Waxahachie, TX

“My heart and prayers go out to you Les, and your family. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Christy Farabee - Mansfield, TX

“Mr.Whitaker we lived next to you for many years you were a great friend. Thanks for always being there for us. We will miss you. The Moore family ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff and Angie Moore - WillsPoint, TX

“I'm so sorry for your loss Les...my thoughts & prayers are with you, your family and your mama. Jeanne Taylor ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jeanne Taylor - Granbury, TX

“Les, Sorry to hear your father passed away. Rejoice in the fact that you can be re-united with him again for an eternity. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Ed Garrett - Corsicana, TX

“Les, My heart is heavy with the news of your father's passing. May our Heavenly Father envelop you and your family with his comforting peace. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Judy Moore - Dallas, TX

“Carl- So sorry to read about your dad, God's peace to you and your family. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy Vann Smith - Nacogdoches, TX

“How fortunate you were to have such a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. Please remember to celebrate his life and love. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Dinah Mack - Coppell, TX

“Thank you for your service to our country Mr. Whitaker. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Dinah Mack - Coppell, TX

“Rose, we are so sorry to hear about Hugh. We are holding you close in our hearts and are praying for you and your family. Our love and sympathy, Roy...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Roy and Etta Cox - Venus, TX

“Les, I'm sorry for the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Shannon ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Shannon Carter - Bells, TX


Funeral services for Leslie Hugh Whitaker, 85, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Wills Point with Rev. Don Tisdale and Rev. Matt Ward officiating. Interment will follow at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. He passed away Sunday night, January 20, 2013, in Wills Point. Hugh was born December 27, 1927, in Hamilton, Texas, the son of Wiggs Jenkins Whitaker and Carl Massengill Whitaker. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. Hugh was a foreman for Buckner Construction Company in Cleburne and retired from A.K. Gillis Construction Company in Sulphur Springs. He was married to Rose Haynes for the past sixty-two years. He loved animals and enjoyed gardening and raising goats. Hugh moved to Wills Point forty-six years ago and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wills Point. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, J.D. Whitaker; three sisters, Maryleen Dansby, Inez Adams and Maudie Lively; daughter-in-law, Cassie Whitaker and a granddaughter, Amee Gail Adams. Hugh is survived by his wife, Rose Whitaker, of Wills Point; two sons, Les Whitaker, of Wills Point and Carl Whitaker & wife, Celia, of Edgewood; two daughters, Jeannie Nation & husband, Ronnie, of Edgewood and Debra Ward & husband, Phillip, of Wills Point; sister, Dean Hamilton, of Duffua; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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