Roy Russell Whittington, Sr. ~ 1:00 PM, Tuesday, April 17, 2018



Roy Russell Whittington, Sr., 76, passed away on April 11, 2018.Roy was born on May 27, 1941 in Wills point, Texas to William Whittington and Margaret (Robbins) Swanner.Roy was a retired OKC Firefighter.He also worked as a roofer.Roy was also an avid fisherman and had his own fishing company called Little Hustler Tackle.He won many fishing tournaments as well a boat.He enjoyed reading, especially futuristic books.He kept a pretty yard and enjoyed mowing.Roy was a good cook and worked as a short order cook when he was 16.He enjoyed his family, especially his dog “Buddy.

”Roy is survived by his daughters, Sherry Whittington and Tina Pope Joy; son, Roy Whittington, Jr.; brother, David Whittington and wife Linda; and his dog, Buddy.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Deloris Whittington; sister, Margaret Ann Powers and maternal and paternal grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you donate to your choice of charities.

Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Arlington Gardens, Midwest City, OK. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK.