Floyd Wendell Whitaker Jr, son of the late Floyd Whitaker Sr and Auda Singelton, entered eternal life December 24, 2021 at his residence in Whitesburg. Jr was married to Sherry Johnson Whitaker January 20, 2000. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and preached the Gospel of Christ for 28 years. Survived by his loving wife Sherry of 20 years. He had two sons: Wendell Whitaker of Hallie, KY; Christopher Whitaker of Neon, KY; step daughter: Jamie (Giles) Sartin of Wise, VA; he had a special daughter-in-law Tyesh Johnson which he loved dearly; a nephew: Doyle Whitaker who was more like a son; 10 grandchildren; Blake, Clayton, Kadence, Burly, Harley, Ace, Ryan, Kendell, Grayson and Maverick; 2 brothers: RD Whitaker of Knott County and Boyd (Deb) Whitaker of Knott County; 5 sisters: Chloteen Vaughn of IN, Bonnie (Scott) Thompson of Murfreesboro, TN, Nella (Corbin) Young of North Carolina, and Betty (Todd) Caudill of Bulan, Ella (Jr) Robinson of Knott county. Jr was preceded in death by a brother: J B Whitaker, 3 sisters: Kathleen Whitaker, Lola Caudill, and Alga Ivy. Floyd was the assistant moderator at Hurricane Baptist Church. Funeral: 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Clyde Bentley and Darrell Newsome officiating. Visitation: 6:00-10:00 PM Monday at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Youngs Fork Cemetery.
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