Thomas Lee ""Tommy"" Whitaker, 78, of Shelbyville died on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Theresa Whitaker. He is survived by his wife, Gertrud Whitaker of Shelbyville; three daughters, Kathy Smither of Shelbyville, Denise Nation of Shelbyville and Linda Smith of Shelbyville; sister, Barbara Gatewood of Frankfort; brother, Mike Whitaker of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Shannon Funeral Home with burial to follow in Grove Hill Cemetery. Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.