Born February 22, 1941, in Columbus, Ohio, he is the son of the late Elmer and Cora Jewett Whittington. He was a retired carpet layer having worked for Pick-N-Pay Carpet for many years. He and his wife later drove cars for Manheim Auto Auction. He was an avid golfer and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen Whittington; son, Bill Whittington; three sisters, Martha Moore, Erma Jeffers and Bonnie Skaggs; and two brothers, Glenn Whittington and Carl Whittington.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Edwards Whittington; five children: Kevin Lee (Rita) Whittington, Robert Wayne (Vickie) Whittington, Tameria Jean (Paul) Clark, Jonathan Allen (Jennifer) Whittington, and Jeffery Lowel (Thongsay) Whittington; step son, Lee (Holly) Wood; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Due to the concerns of the Coronavirus threat, there will be no visitation or service at this time.
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