Jack D. Whitaker, age 86, of Bristol, TN passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the Cambridge House.  He was born July 25, 1935 in Jonesboro, TN, and was the son of the late John and Anna Gragg Whitaker. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a retired carpenter. 

Mr. Whitaker was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Whitaker; children, Judy Shaffer and Ronnie Whitaker.  He is survived by daughters, Jean Green, Sherri Lester, Ketta Shaffer, and Teresa Stevenson; sons, Johnny and James; twenty-eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brother, Roy Whitaker and wife Elsie; several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

A graveside service will be held 12:00 pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Hines Cemetery with Pastor Chad Blevins officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home.  Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to thank to the staff at the Cambridge House, especially Velma “Sue Do”.