OBITUARY

James Allen "Whit" Whitmire

October 7, 1938August 5, 2018
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James A. "Whit" Whitmire, age 79, was born on October 7, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Rosemary Halley Whitmire; daughter, Cynthia "Cyndi" Whitmire LeJeune and husband, Mark; daughter, Anita "Jodi" Whitmire; four grandchildren, John Michael Powers and wife, Tram Ta, Mandy Hayzlett and husband, Trevor, Emily Rose Degeyter and husband, Cody, and Marley Elizabeth McBride and husband, Jordan; nine great-grandchildren, Todd and Claire Powers, Denae, Lexi, Kayden, and Morgan Hayzlett, and Makenzie, Kayden, and Payton Degeyter.

He was preceded in death by father, Fletcher Whitmire, mother, Alice B. McLellan, sisters, Peggy D. Abshire, and Jackie M. Beck, nephew, Matthew T. Garrettson, and great-granddaughter, Chloe Lane Powers.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Westlake. Timothy Harrison will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 - 9 p.m. Monday and will resume at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonwestlake.com

  • FAMILY

  • Rosemary H Whitmire, Wife
  • Cynthia LeJeune, Daughter
  • Mark LeJeune, Son-in-law
  • Anita "Jodi" Whitmire, Daughter
  • John M Powers, Grandson
  • Tram Ta Powers, Granddaughter - in law
  • Mandy Hayzlett, Granddaughter
  • Trevor Hayzlett, Grandson in-law
  • Emily Rose Degeyter, Granddaughter
  • Cody Degeyter, Grandson in-law
  • Marley Elizabeth McBride, Granddaughter
  • Jordan McBride, Grandson in-law
  • Todd Powers, Great Grandchild
  • Claire Powers, Great Grandchild
  • Denae Hayzlett, Great Grandchild
  • Lexi Hayzlett, Great Grandchild
  • Kayden Hayzlett, Great Grandchild
  • Morgan Hayzlett, Great Grandchild
  • Makenzie Degeyter, Great Grandchild
  • Kayden Degeyter, Great Grandchild
  • Payton Degeyter, Great Grandchild
  • Fletcher Whitmire, Father
  • Alice B Whitmire, Mother
  • Peggy D Abshire, Sister
  • Jackie M Beck, Sister
  • Matthew T Garrettson, Nephew
  • Chloe Lane Powers, Granddaughter

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

James Allen "Whit" Whitmire

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Denny & Patty Primeaux

August 8, 2018

Expressing heartfelt sympathy and offering our prayers, that God above will comfort you all and ease the loss you bear. May faith and loving memories carry you through this difficult time.

Vicki Goss

August 5, 2018

Cindi, I am so very sorry to hear about your Dad's Passing. I send sincere condolences to you and your Family. I pray that God will quickly replace your tears and sorrow with beautiful Memories. Love ya' kiddo. Vic

Juaneil Strickland

August 5, 2018

James was a good man who cared about others. It was a joy to have been a friend and neighbor to the Whitmires. He will be greatly missed. My love and sympathy to his family. You will be in my prayers.

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Biography

James A. "Whit" Whitmire, age 79, was born on October 7, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Rosemary Halley Whitmire; daughter, Cynthia "Cyndi" Whitmire LeJeune and husband, Mark; daughter, Anita "Jodi" Whitmire; four grandchildren, John Michael Powers and wife, Tram Ta, Mandy Hayzlett and husband, Trevor, Emily Rose Degeyter and husband, Cody, and Marley Elizabeth McBride and husband, Jordan; nine great-grandchildren, Todd and Claire Powers, Denae, Lexi, Kayden, and Morgan Hayzlett, and Makenzie, Kayden, and Payton Degeyter.

He was preceded in death by father, Fletcher Whitmire, mother, Alice B. McLellan, sisters, Peggy D. Abshire, and Jackie M. Beck, nephew, Matthew T. Garrettson, and granddaughter, Chloe Lane Powers.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Westlake. Timothy Harrison will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 - 9 p.m. Monday and will resume at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonwestlake.com