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“I miss this fine gentleman so much. We first met about 1946 and were good friends from an early age. I have so many wonderful memories of him. He...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: vaughn park - savannah, TN

“So Sorry for your loss your family will be in my prayers ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Amy Presley - Lebanon, TN

“Kyle, Sorry for your lose. He was a good friend & a great person. Each time we would visit and talk about " Our Boys" a sparkle would come to his...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Billy Ferrell - Lebanon, TN

“I just found out about Joe passing. I am so sorry, he was a great person, a good salesman and most of all he was a good friend. I had not heard...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: John S. Conger - Carthage, TN

“Dallus, my heart, prayers and blessings go to you and your family. Your Dad was always so kind and smiling whenever I saw him or spoke to him. A...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Brad Freeman - Mount Juliet, TN

“I was sadden to learn of the passing of my classmate and friend. I will remember the good times we had. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Riggin - Pulaski, TN

“In this time of sadness, on this day of regret and emptyness, we share your pain with you. I've loved and looked up to this good man as the brother...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Vaughn Park - Savannah, TN

“Deep regret in Joes passing. He was a very dear dear friend. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Williamson Mayfield - TN

“Mr. Whitfield took me to my first Civil War reenactment. I'll never forget walking through the encampments with him. Every day I spent hanging out...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Rick Bell - Lebanon, TN

“Dallus....thinking of you and your family during this time. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Stacy Sobieszczyk

Joe Whitfield, age 75, passed away on December 14, 2013. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service. The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Tom Suiter and Brother Donald Owens, is 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers: Wayne Love, Howard Williams, Tom Harris, Curtis Smith, Ronnie Harris, Jim Walton, Ty Buhler, and Brody Ferrell. Honorary Pallbearers: James Earl Keel and Gerald Maggart. Memorial Donations: American Cancer Society (2000 Charlotte Ave, Nashville TN 37203, 615.327.0991), the American Diabetes Association (220 Great Circle Rd, Suite 134, Nashville TN 37228, 615.298.3066), and/or the Lebanon/Wilson County Library (108 S. Hatton Ave, Lebanon TN 37087, 615.444.0632). Special Thanks: Dr. Jyoti Patel and staff at the Murfreesboro VA Hospice Care for their kindness.
Mr. Whitfield served in the United States Army, worked for Tennessee Wholesale Drug Company as a pharmaceutical salesman for 30 years, and after retirement, worked with ADS Security. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, loved fishing, oil painting, iris, reading, and was a Civil War history buff. He is survived by his wife Anita Stone Whitfield, sons Dallus Whitfield and Kyle Stone Whitfield, brother-in-law Daniel (Donna) Stone, and two nieces, Ashleigh Beyer and Alyssa Kraft. He is preceded in death by parents Raymond Joseph and Nelle Walton Whitfield, Sr., and brother Finis Charles Whitfield.

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