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Junior Whitaker


1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Junior Whitaker Obituary
Junior Whitaker, 79, of Saginaw passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday in Arlington Chapel. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Memorials: In lieu flowers, donations may be made to the Junior T. Whitaker Scholarship at the University of North Texas, Denton, or the Wounded Warriors Project. He was born Dec. 19, 1934, to Edna Wimber and the late John Whitaker. Junior served in the United States Air Force for 28 years and retired at Carswell Air Force Base. He managed the NCO Club on base for 10 years and then the sergeant transitioned into civilian life. An instructor at the University of North Texas for 17 years, he was a major influence in the College of Hotel and Hospitality Management. Survivors: Junior is survived by his loving wife, Yvonne Whitaker of Saginaw; mother, Edna Whitaker; his children, Kevin (Cory) Whitaker, Renee Coulson, Kyle (Stephani) Whitaker, and Alan (Beth) Whitaker; grandchildren, Celissa, Shawna, Kendra, Nickolas, Krista, Nicole, Alayna and Johnnie; and three great-grandchildren.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 15, 2014
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