November 04, 1924 - December 06, 2013
High Ridge, MO
Visitation: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. December 09, 2013 at Lemay Church of Christ.
Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. December 10, 2013 at Lemay Church of Christ
He was preceded in death by his parents David and Virgie (nee Cantrell) Whitaker, sisters, Mildred Wilson and Mae Griffin. He is survived by his wife Iva L. Whitaker (nee Watson), Daughter Candy (Robert Sr.) Downey, sons, John (Kathy) Whitaker, Calvin (Christina) Whitaker, and Thomas Whitaker, sisters, Margie Braun, Dorothy Atkins, and Sarah Switzer, brothers, Franklin Whitaker, and Melvin Whitaker, grandchildren, Jennifer Downey, Nicole Downey, Robert Downey, Jr., Samantha Whitaker, Rebecca Whitaker, great grandchild Emily Alexander, and many other relatives and friends.
John was a retired forklift operator for General Motors in St. Louis, MO.
Memorials may be made to Lemay Church of Christ or the Donor’s Choice.
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Posted Nov. 12, 2013 - Funeral Home For Sale: Well-established small town Funeral home nestled in the beautiful Ozarks Mountains region of South West, MO. Overlooking Lakes, breathe taking view of Historical Dam.
It has been in the community for over 98 years and is deeply appreciated in its small Southern Missouri Town. The business offers a full-service mortuary with embalming, body transportation, memorial services, casket and urn sales.
This is a 7,426 square foot funeral home built with class, warmth and everything you need to operate an esteemed funeral home. Setting on 1.67 acres m/l. It includes pew seating for 100 in chapel with pew seating for 30 in adjoining family room, additional room in foyer for 40 chairs. Casket selection room, embalming room, with inside private casket loading area adjoining chapel, with covered area at front door entrance and family room. There is a lower level residence with outside entrance. Separate 3 stall garage at lower level.
The business comes with $948,132.00 of trust funded pre-arranged funeral plans that will carry the new owner for years to come. Other assets include $21,186 of inventory, fixtures and furnishings.
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