Denis C. Whitaker, age 73, of Buckhannon, WV, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. He was born June 7, 1948, in Patterson, NJ, a son of the late Elmer and Margaret Hurst Whitaker. On October 15, 1971, he married Linda Male who preceded him in death on July 17, 2021. In addition to his parents and his wife he was also preceded in death by his son, Denis F. Snead. Surviving are his daughter, Denise Dixon and husband Joseph of Egg Harbor Township, NJ; one granddaughter, Isabella Somers and fiancé Anthony of NF; one great-grandson, Anthony; three nieces, Tischa, Phyllis and Tonya and three nephews, Vince Keith and Mason. Mr. Whitaker served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He worked as a Military Mechanic on the 177th Air National Guard Base in Pomona, NJ for over 34 years. In honoring Mr. Whitaker’s wishes, he will be cremated. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Denis
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Poling - St. Clair Funeral Home & Crematory
95 S. Kanawha Street Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201
Looking for something you can't find? We make it easy to get the answers you need. Please feel free to contact our professional staff for any questions or to schedule an appointment with a Funeral Director at any time.