Obituary for William Whiddon Jr.
William Roland Whiddon Jr., 75, of Cordova, TN, passed away at 1 o’clock pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was born on July 24,1942 in Lenox, GA, but grew up in Perry, FL. He was the son of William R. Whiddon Sr. and Tillie Mae Welch. He was married to LaVern Auvil Whiddon for 43 years (October 6, 1973). He joined the Air Force in 1961 and served for 4 years before joining the Navy and retiring as a Chief Storekeeper in 1983 at Naval Air Station Millington TN.
He is survived by his wife, LaVern, his daughter, April (and son-in-law, Will Matthews); his daughter, Sara (and son-in-law, Robert Nelson); his six grandchildren, Luke, Samantha, Aaron, Ben, Adam, and Olivia; and his sisters, Sue Register, Hazel Pridgeon, Betty Ann Hathcock, and Linda Mae Plymel. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Robbie, his sister, Faye Lee, and his brother JB Whiddon.
Services will be held at Forest Hill Funeral Home in Memphis TN on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2 o’clock pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the USO (United Service Organizations, www.uso.org/Donate) or the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust (DAV.org/Donate).
He loved his family. He loved Jesus. He loved his country.
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