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Joshua B. Whitaker


Joshua B. Whitaker, age 33, a resident of Victor Whitaker Drive in Royalton, Kentucky; passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his home.

Joshua was born September 22, 1986 at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center the son of Victor Whitaker and the late Teresa Fletcher Whitaker. Sister, Lisa McKinstry also preceded him in death.

Joshua was employed as a Union Carpenter until his death. He was a member of the Gun Creek United Baptist Church in Royalton, Kentucky.

Those left to mourn includes father, Victor Whitaker of Royalton, Kentucky, wife, Ashley Hope Porter Whitaker of Salyersville, Kentucky, who he married June 22, 2013, sons, Kylan Whitaker of Salyersville, Kentucky, Brixlee Whitaker of Salyersville, Kentucky, daughters, Adalee Whitaker of Salyersville, Kentucky, Emery Whitaker of Salyersville, Kentucky, brother, David Minix and wife Stephanie of Royalton, Kentucky, Janell Dugger and husband Robert of Washington, Amy Whitaker of Washington, Sue Jackson of Georgia, Mother in law Julia Porter of Royalton, Kentucky, and a host of family and friends who love and miss him.

Funeral services for Joshua Whitaker will be conducted Friday, July 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home. Clergy Beecher McCarty Jr. will deliver comforting words on the day of service. Interment will follow in the David Minix Cemetery on Victor Whitaker Lane in Royalton, Kentucky. The family will welcome friends Thursday, July 23, after 6:00 PM and any time prior to funeral services. COVID19 restrictions are enforced for public safety.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Salyersville Funeral Home.

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