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Roy Sherman Whittington

July 6, 1935 December 26, 2014
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Roy Sherman Whittington, age 79, went home to be with the Lord December 26, 2014 at Palm Terrace in Mattoon, IL.

Roy was born July 6, 1935 in Marlin, TX to Conley Frazier Whittington and Mary Earline (Pate) Whittington. He married Bobbie Marie Lucas on September 15, 1955 in Mexia, TX; she survives.

He is also survived by three children: Richard Lee Roy (Julia) Whittington of Champaign, IL, Peggy Ann (Brent) Brown of Charleston, IL, Vivian Earlene (David) Hudson of Hindsboro, IL; a sister, Dorothy Jean Whittington of Sweetwater, TX; seven grandchildren: Jennifer Francis (James) Gillen of Champaign, IL, Christina Lynn (Clay) Penrod-Sanders of Champaign, IL, Brandy Nicole (Doug) Robinson of Champaign, IL, Lucas Whittington (Chelsey) Brown of Kankakee, IL, Silas Randal (Mandi) Hudson of Mattoon, IL, Melinda Mae (Derek) Rankin of Urbana, IL, and Jeremy Allen (Ashlyn) Hudson of Oakland, IL; and fifteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and a grandson-in-law.

He enjoyed motorcycling and wood crafting and was active with the Boy Scouts of America in his early years.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Kemp Church of Christ in rural Arcola, IL. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Kemp Church of Christ.

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3

Jan

10:00 AM 1/3/2015 10:00:00 AM
Kemp Church of Christ

128 West Kemp Street
Arcola, IL 61910

Kemp Church of Christ
128 West Kemp Street Arcola 61910 IL
United States

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Kemp Church of Christ

128 West Kemp Street
Arcola, IL 61910
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