Joe B. Whaley (1922 - 2013)

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  • "I love you Grandaddy you will forever me missed!"
    - Ricki Lynn Whaley
  • "Your loss is our loss. Uncle Joe was my favorite uncle..."
    - Bobby and Diane Johnson
  • "I am sorry to hear of Joe's death. I wish all of his family..."
    - Gary League
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Joe B. Whaley, 90, of Caneyville, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 18, 1922. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, a self-employed tire salesman, and a member of Bethel Fellowship.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Billie Joyce Preston Whaley; his parents, John and Mary Alice Whaley; a sister, Mary Pyles; five brothers, Henry, Albert, Edley, Herbert and William Whaley; and a very special great-granddaughter, Fawna Sky Whaley.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa (Jeff) Woosley of Maryland, and Vicky Nelson of Caneyville; two sons, Ricky Whaley of Leitchfield, and Ron (Barbara) Whaley of Falls of Rough; 12 grandchildren, 29 great-great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at Watkins-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson, with Brother Ron Miller officiating. Burial is in Layman Cemetery.

Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Online condolences are welcome at
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Watkins-Oller Funeral Home
301 N. Main Street
Leitchfield, KY 42754
(270) 259-4115
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Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 27, 2013
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