Joseph Terry Whitaker Sr.


September 8, 2022

March 15, 1950 - August 30, 2022

Joseph Terry Whitaker, Sr. of Hohenwald, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at his home in Hohenwald. Mr. Whitaker was born on March 15, 1950, in Florence, Alabama to the late Joseph Robinson and Lois Loveless Whitaker.

In 1997, his family moved to Hohenwald from Mississippi. He was a member of the Berwick Baptist Church. He loved to make wine, go fishing and hunting, and was a workaholic. Mr. Whitaker made a living working in construction; building over 800 log homes across many states, ranging from Washington to New York, Florida, Louisana, New Mexico, and even some here in Hohenwald.

Mr. Whitaker is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Jackie (Whittington) Whitaker; sons, Joseph Whitaker, Jr of Waynesboro and Wesley Whitaker of Centerville; daughter, Crystal (Paul) Roberts of Clacton-on-Sea, England; stepsons, David Butler and Chris Butler of Dickson; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and a close friend and neighbor ,Teressa Hinson.

Visitation with Mr. Whitaker's family was Thursday, September 1, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Home. Graveside services were on Friday, September 2, 2022, in Swiss Cemetery.


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