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Larry Whittaker, Watauga

Published October 29th, 2011 9:34 pm

WATAUGA — Larry Wayne Whittaker, 55, of 257 Reynolds Road, went home to be with the Lord on October 17, 2011.
Larry was a loving husband and a caring man. He loved the Lord and the earth and worked to keep it beautiful with a small landscaping and lawn care business which he and his loving wife Doreen (Dody) built together.
Larry was preceded in death by his father, Carl Emory Whittaker; mother, Margret Elizabeth Whittaker, both of Boozy Creek; and one grandson, Jason Emory Whittaker Jr., of Marion, VA.
Larry is survived by his wife, Doreen (Dody) Whittaker; Two step-sisters: Patsy Crockett, of Marion, VA, and Retha Testerman, of Surgoinsville, TN; Six Children: Larry Wayne, Jason Emory, Angela Christine, Kimberly Gale, all of Marion, VA, Sharon Daisy and Carl Wayne, of Johnson City, TN; Two Daughters-in-law: Gayle Leigh Montgomery, of Wirtz, VA, and Carrie Grace Cox, of Knoxville, TN; and Fourteen Grandchildren.
Larry loved the Lord and was a member of Doe River Baptist Church, Elizabethton, TN.
There will be a Memorial Service Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at the Doe River Baptist Church in Elizabethton, TN.
The service will be led by our brother in Christ, Rev. Daniel Fink.
In lieu of flowers Larry’s wife requests that donations be made to the Youth Ministries of Doe River Baptist Church, 113 Avon Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.