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R. Warren Whatley Jr., 79, of Port Lavaca passed away July 7, 2017. He was born July 4, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas to Reuben Warren Whatley and Lucille Pratt Whatley. He was a farmer, crop duster, loved to fish and hunt and watch old westerns. Warren served in the U.S. Army and was a Methodist.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Whatley; son, Randall Steven Whatley and wife, Debra; sisters, Frances Shell, Lynda Frazier and Dorothy Daniel; brothers, Richard Edward and Charles John Whatley; grandchildren, Christa Elizabeth Ann Hoover and Ashley Jean Daigle and 4 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, R.W. Whatley III; daughter-in-law, Rhoda Whatley; grandson, Cody Allen Whatley and his parents.
A visitation will be held Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. in Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Randall Whatley, Brad Hoover, Tony Daniel, Charles Whatley, Lloyd Frazier and Les Lee.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com