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GAINESVILLE, Fla. James F. Whiteman Jr, June 27, 1944 to Oct. 28, 2017, passed to be with our Holy Father at the age of 73.
Mr. Whiteman served with the U.S. Navy from 1962-1966 aboard the US Currituck, he worked for Verizon Telephone Company for 31 years, and he enjoyed laughter and jokes with all he came in contact with.
Mr. Whiteman is preceded in death by his father, James F. Whiteman and mother, Viola Getson Whiteman from Lonaconing; a brother-in-law, Gary Durst of Lonaconing.
He is survived by his wife, C. Patricia Michaels Whiteman of 49 years; his daughter, Michelle Whiteman Sheetz (Chad) of Edinburg, Va.; two sons, David (Christine) Whiteman of Falling Waters, W.Va. and James F. (Melissa) Whiteman of Toms Brook, Va.; a sister, Jean Lynn Durst of Lonaconing; two brothers, Thomas Whiteman of Garrett County and Jacob (Helene) Whiteman of Iowa; seven grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, with a special mention of his 1st cousin, that was like a brother to him, John (Linda) Boettcher of Laurel.
Arrangement for Mr. Whiteman are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home, Chiefland, Fla.
Published on November 1, 2017
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