BARTOW - Edgar Lee Whittington, 72, of Bartow passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from cancer at his residence in Bartow.
Born Thursday, April 30, 1942, in Eagle Lake, FL, he was a lifelong resident of Polk County. He worked as a Maintenance Mechanic for CF Industry with 20 years of service and also worked in the Citrus Industry grafting trees. Edgar was a Vietnam Army veteran. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Florida Gator Fan.
He is survived by two daughters, Angela & husband Virgil and Tiffany & husband Tim. Five brothers: Floyd, Leroy, William, Donald and Tommy. Five sisters: Alice, Margie, Judy, Peggy and Patsy. Seven grandchildren: Kassie, Zachary, Krista, Coury, Sapphire, Timothy and Declan. Two great grandchildren: Jaxon and Luthias.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 22nd from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow and Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Gandy Cemetery, Connersville. Condolences to family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home - Bartow
650 E. Main Street Bartow, FL 33830
Published in Ledger from July 18 to July 19, 2014