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Richard "Rick" Claude Whittaker

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“What a wonderful man--he loved and lived out loud. He was so kind and encouraging to everyone he met. He was SO loyal--he loved his family and was...Read More »
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“Rick was an amazing husband and Father. My friend Ruth and his daughter were blessed to have him in their lives. His death will leave a void in their...Read More »
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“God Bless You & Rest in Peace My Friend. ”
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Richard C.Whittaker of Brentwood, TN died peacefully January 5 with his wife and daughter by his side. Survived by wife, Ruth; daughter, Symantha (Jesus) Maxwell; and grandchildren, Jacqueline Maxwell and Christian Delfin. Preceded in death by father, Richard D. Whittaker and mother, Rene. Attended Kemper Military School and served in the U.S. Navy. Vice President of Whittaker Marine and Manufacturing where they manufactured and sold Whit-Craft houseboats. Much of his career he sold automobiles and briefly sold real estate at Crye Lieke of Brentwood. Memorial Service: Brentwood Baptist Church, January 27 with visitation at 1pm, service at 2pm, and reception to follow.