David Whitton, 66, of Joaquin, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Sister Melba Rodgers officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.
Mr. Whitton was born August 21, 1951, in Center, to T.J. Whitton and Lexa Willoughby Whitton. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and building just about anything. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by
Rhonda Villarreal and husband, Luis, of DeBerry
Kimberly Griffin and husband, Billy, of San Augustine
Angela Whitman and husband, Goldman, of Joaquin
Crystal Berg and husband, Lydell, of Center
Michael Whitton of Huntsville
Dawntee Olalde and husband, Boti
Miguel Espinoza and wife, Julie
Justin Griffin and wife, Catherine
Tyler Griffin and wife, Carolyn
Austin Griffin and wife, Destiny
12 Great Grandchildren
Sisters and Brothers:
Annette Bradshaw of Timpson
Joyce Wolfe and husband, Ronnie, of Timpson
Francis Miller and husband, Rick, of Orange
Cecil Whitton and wife, Kay, of Timpson
Zaundra Whitton of Joaquin
Special Friend: Ricky Tindol of Shelbyville
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Wife: Peggy Whitton
Granddaughter: Maranda Whitton
Great Grandson: Ryder Griffin
Parents: T.J. Whitton and Lexa Willoughby Whitton
Brothers: John Whitton, Roger Whitton
Sister-in-law: Edith Whitton
Brother-in-law: Dale Bradshaw
Pallbearers will be Mr. Whitton’s grandchildren and nephews.