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

12-Apr-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.