Jason Ralph Whiting

January 24, 1972November 1, 2018

Jason R. Whiting, 46, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Norfolk, VA. Jason was born at Travis AFB in California and lived most of his life in Altus, OK. Jason graduated Altus High School and had served in Desert Storm with the Oklahoma NG prior to enlisting in the Coast Guard to later retire. He was also a member of the VFW. Jason had a crazy sense of adventure, he loved camping the outdoors with his family and he attempted the TAT before he became too ill to continue. He fought a valiant battle with heart disease and family has asked that donations be sent to the American Heart Association. Left to cherish his memory is his fiancé, Kimberly Thurber and her son Steven Thurber; parents, Ralph and Sandi Whiting; children, Andrew Jason and Claire Rose Whiting, McEwen, TN; Chase Niemeyer and grand-daughter, Evelyn Rain Neimyer of Enid OK; sister, Beth Whiting of Altus OK; nephew, Zachary Wylie, Fort Worth TX. Many cousins, aunts and uncles. Online condolences may be offered to the family at


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Rick Hall

November 13, 2018

I was stationed with Jason while in the Coast Guard and share many watches with him. Jason was a considerate and funny guy to work with. Jason helped me out with becoming qualified on Legare and I owe him for things I’ve learned and used in my own life. A good person and gone too soon... condolences and prayers for the family.
You’re watch is over, you’ve been relieved, we’ll take the watch from here.
Rest well my brother
- RH

Norman Berfield, Sr

November 12, 2018

Jason was a childhood friend from Altus that made an impact on everyone's life he came in contact with. In school, he had such a great sense of humor that was infectious to everyone around him. Although I had not seen him in quite some time, we were able to stay in contact on social media. He was a Veteran, a father, a fiancé, a son, and a friend to many. Jason will be missed by myself and by many. May you rest in peace my friend. I know I will see you again🙏.