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Edgar Whitaker Obituary

Edgar Ristine Whitaker
Edgar Ristine Whitaker

July 18, 1930 - December 12, 2017
Born in Knoxville, TN
Resided in Powell, Tennessee
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EDGAR RISTINE WHITAKER - age 87, of Powell, born July 18, 1930, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at North Knoxville Medical Center.

He was a Korean War veteran serving in the US Navy, and was preceded in death by his parents, Harold G. Whitaker and Ina Frazier Whitaker; sons-in-law, Doug Grugin and Kyle Crippen.

Survivors: wife, Frankie Whitaker; son, Mike Whitaker; daughters, Vicki Grugin, and Pamela Whitaker; step-daughters, Jill Story, and Lesa Story Crippen; grandchildren, Shay Grugin (Kyle) Hanson, and Christopher Grugin; great-grandchildren, Harper Grugin, and Holton Hanson; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Katheryn Whitaker; nephew, Martin "Muldoon" (Susie) Whitaker; great-niece, Christina Whitaker; great-nephew, David Whitaker; special friends, Sampson and April Johnson, Katie Duhe, and Robert Martin.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary.

The family and friends will meet 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Bobby McCoy officiating. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.

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Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Friday, December 15, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
4500 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37920
Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
4500 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN US 37920
Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00 PM



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