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Bobby Dean Whitaker


Bobby Dean Whitaker age 77 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born July 16, 1941 in Hastings, Michigan to the late Herald and Thelma Jean Joseph Whitaker. He was the husband of Sue Ann Marshall Whitaker, who survives.

Survivors also include one son, Rodney D. Whitaker of Royalton, Kentucky, three daughters, Shelia Whitaker Smiley of Pikeville, Kentucky, Neysa Jo Whitaker Howes of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Kimberly A. Whitaker Trusty of Royalton, Kentucky, three brothers, Tom J. Whitaker and Carter Whitaker both of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Terry D. Whitaker of Royalton, Kentucky, five grandchildren, Charles Logan Howes, Colton Blake Howes, Dalton Ray Smiley, Royce Chandler Trusty and Rachel Lynn Trusty, and two great-grandchildren, Lennox Elizabeth Howes and Charles Gunner Howes.

In addition to his parents, Bobby is preceded in death by one daughter, Geraldine Whitaker, two brothers, Chuck Whitaker and Tim Whitaker, and one sister, Deanna Fay Whitaker.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm Thursday, February 7, 2019 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Arden Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Ramey Whitaker Cemetery at Puncheon, Kentucky. Friends may visit the funeral home after 6 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019 and anytime Thursday prior to funeral services. 

Arrangements are under the arrangements of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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