Richard R. Whitener

Richard R. Whitener, age 57 passed away Friday May 17, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He is preceded in death by his father, Marvin Carroll Whitener.

He is survived by his mother, Betty Rulfs Whitener; wife, Kimmette Whitener; sons, Brian (Melissa) Hackett and Phillip (Stacey) Hackett; daughter, Samantha (Jonathan) Tyree; step-children, Kyle VanHouzen and Chelsea VanHouzen; grandchildren, Brannan and Conner Hackett, Kendra, Presley and Payton Hackett, Elijah Tyree; brothers, Marvin "Evans" Whitener and Lewis (Jennifer) Whitener; sister, Carroll Lou (Bob) Campbell.

Mr. Whitener was a member of West Haven Baptist Church and a partner with THW Insurance Co.  He was a member of the Rotary Club, and he had a passion for hunting & fishing.

Visitation will be held on Monday May 20, 4 to 6 p.m. in the West Haven Baptist Church. Memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at the church. Dr. Jonathan Richerson will officiate the services. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Dover, Steve Everette, Buddy Stephens, and the staff of THW.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL (615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700.

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