OBITUARY

Dan Davis Whitener

March 16, 1935June 26, 2018
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Dan Davis Whitener, 83, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

A native of Cherry Log, GA, he has been a resident of the Ooltewah / McDonald area most of his life and was a member of the Redemption Point Church of God. He was Owner & Operator of Whitener Landscaping for over 55 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Dan always loved working outside doing tractor work and spending time with his family and grandkids.

He was the son of the late Edward William and Bana Holt Whitener and was also preceded in death by his brother R.E. Whitener.

Survivors include his loving wife Billie Ruth Whitener; three sons, Danny (Marianne) Whitener, Wendell (Gina) Whitener and Ronnie (Melissa) Whitener; grandchildren, Daniel (Amy) Whitener, Wesley Whitener, Andrew (Allison) Whitener, Hollie Whitener, Winston Whitener, Jack Whitener and Davis Whitener; great-grandchildren, Mary Grace and Logan Lee; six brothers, Bob, Ralph, David, John A., Lynn and Morris; two sisters, Linda and Connie.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Travis Ballinger officiating.

Interment will follow in Ooltewah Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 29, 2018
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Gail Hickey

June 28, 2018

I remember Dan as a gentle, good-natured family friend who always greeted me with a smile. Billie Ruth, Danny, Wendell, and Ronnie, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you my love.

Curtis Hickey

June 28, 2018

So sorry to learn of your loss. So many good memories of Dan and the family. Please know that you are in our prayers. What a blessing to know that he is now in the presence of God.

JoAnn Willerson Dunn

June 28, 2018

I knew Dan all of my life. I never heard him say an unkind word about anyone. He was always a Christian in every way. Always had a smile. Now he is smiling bigger than ever. I know he will be missed by his family whom he loved dearly but know you will see him again.
My prayers for all..
JoAnn (Willerson) Dunn

Melba Massey

June 27, 2018

So very sorry to hear about Dan I have a lot of memories growing up and going to the same church (Ooltewah Church Of God) I know The family will miss him. My prayers are with you!!

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Biography

Dan Davis Whitener, 83, of Ooltewah, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

A native of Cherry Log, GA, he has been a resident of the Ooltewah / McDonald area most of his life and was a member of the Redemption Point Church of God. He was Owner & Operator of Whitener Landscaping for over 55 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Dan always loved working outside doing tractor work and spending time with his family and grandkids.

He was the son of the late Edward William and Bana Holt Whitener and was also preceded in death by his brother R.E. Whitener.

Survivors include his loving wife Billie Ruth Whitener; three sons, Danny (Marianne) Whitener, Wendell (Gina) Whitener and Ronnie (Melissa) Whitener; grandchildren, Daniel (Amy) Whitener, Wesley Whitener, Andrew (Allison) Whitener, Hollie Whitener, Winston Whitener, Jack Whitener and Davis Whitener; great-grandchildren, Mary Grace and Logan Lee; six brothers, Bob, Ralph, David, John A., Lynn and Morris; two sisters, Linda and Connie.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Travis Ballinger officiating.

Interment will follow in Ooltewah Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.