William Jack Whited, age 91, of Blountville, TN went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born January 8, 1929 in Wise, VA, and was the son of the late Walter Glen and Polly Ethel Roach Whited. He moved to the Blountville area from Fairfax, VA in 1976. He was a retired carpenter, and was a member of Union 1665. Mr. Whited was a U.S. Army veteran, and he served in the Korean War.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Imogene Tate Cross Whited, a son, David Whited and son in law, Jerry Lee Malone.
Survivors include his daughters, Reda Jo Worley and husband Ken, Pamela Sue Taylor and husband Jeff and Denise Whited, son, Doug Whited, step daughters, Shirley Malone and Phyllis Jenkins and husband C.L., step sons, Fred Tate and wife Linda, J.D. Cross and wife Mary, Mark Cross and wife Barbara and Luke Cross and wife Karen, two sisters, one brother, seventeen grandchildren, forty-three great grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mr. Whited will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Phillips officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Saturday, prior to the funeral service. The committal service and interment will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Wise Cemetery, Wise, Virginia. Friends and family may meet at Sturgill Funeral Home, 1621 Norton Rd., Wise, VA at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, to go in procession to the cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be friends and members of the family.