James Murray "Jim" Whitaker Jr., 64, of Cox's Creek, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
Born in Shelbyville, he was the son of the late James Murray "Hipp" Whitaker Sr. and Grace Green McKinley Whitaker, and was a retired truck driver.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Whitaker of Cox's Creek; his son, James Murray Whitaker III, of Mount Eden; his daughters, Mary Grace Skube of Bardstown and Anna Ruth Richardson of Cox's Creek; his brothers, Billy Whitaker of Jeffersontown and David "Butch" Whitaker of Taylorsville; his sisters, Catherine Whitaker Alford of West Virginia and Norma Jean McClain of Eminence; and his three grandchildren.
Service: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m., at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home in Taylorsville with the Rev. Joe Stone officiating.