OBITUARY

Thomas "T.J." Whitaker

July 21, 1928January 24, 2019
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Thomas J. "T.J." Whitaker age 90, passed away January 24, 2019. T.J. was a resident of Simpsonville, S.C., a native of Knoxville. He retired from Benco Plastics, an army veterans having served in the Korean War and a member of the Beaver Ridge Masonic Lodge # 366. He loved to sing gospel music. Preceded in death by parents, Harley and Lillie Whitaker; brothers, James Alvin and Dennis Whitaker; sisters, Mary Catherine Grigsby and Doris Williams. Survived by loving wife of 65 years, Jean Hill Whitaker; son, Thomas Blake Whitaker and wife, Lindsey Whitaker; granddaughters, Grace and Hope Whitaker; grandson, Austin Russell; sisters, Imogene Stambaugh and Brenda Whitaker Johnson; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Monday at Weaver's Chapel with the service to follow at 7 pm. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 am Tuesday at Weaver's to proceed to Edgewood Cemetery for an 11 am interment. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 28, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Thomas "T.J." Whitaker

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Vickie Coker

January 28, 2019

Blake, please let your Mom know the Coker family sends condolences to your family. We so enjoyed the music your Dad provided to this community and appreciate him as being a good neighbor and a good man. Blessings be upon all of you.

The Roy Coker family

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