Whiteaker, Dennis Ray

Dennis Ray Whiteaker – 1948 – 2005

Dennis Ray Whiteaker, 56, died Thursday May 26, 2005 at home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mr. Whiteaker was born November 5, 1948 in Shelton, Washington to Clifford Whiteaker and Betty Jane Watson Whiteaker. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam era.

His mother, Betty Kaup and brother, Kim Whiteaker preceded Mr. Whiteaker in death.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Whiteaker; father, Clifford Whiteaker and wife Joyce; sons, Chis Whiteaker and wife Shannon and David Blair and wife Colleen; daughters, Tracy Whiteaker, Shannon Oxedine and husband Aaron and Lisa Burgett and husband Barry; brother, Jim Whiteaker and wife Sue; sister, Judy Carter and husband George; Grandchildren, Raegan, Logan, Olivia, Blair, Brittany, D.R., Houston, Gabbie and Savanna; sister-in-law, Cheryl Westmoreland and husband Jerry; brother-in-law, Greg Stone and wife Mary.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 4, 2005 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel with Reverand Christine Cook officiating.

Special thank you to Dr. Jack Lurton, Katrina Floyd, Darrel Vollrath for the wonderful care they gave Dennis.

as published in the Pensacola News-Journal

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