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Ollie Oran "Ogie" Whitaker, Jr.

September 4, 1938 March 11, 2019
Ollie Oran "Ogie" Whitaker, Jr.
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Obituary for Ollie Oran "Ogie" Whitaker, Jr.

September 4, 1938 - March 11, 2019

Ollie Oran "Ogie" Whitaker, Jr., 80, of New Hope, passed away Monday. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He had many roles in life; farmer, bread salesman, basketball player and referee, cattleman, fisherman and firefighter. To make ends meet he worked several other jobs; selling advertisement for Huntsville Speedway, painted houses and cut lawns. He installed a work ethic in his kids that made them what they are today. He loved to talk, tell tales, sit on his porch, drink coffee, give advice and smoke Marlboros. He could strike up a conversation with anyone and give his opinion on most topics.

He was preceded in death by father, Ollie Oran Whitaker, Sr., mother, Viola May Whitaker, sister, Gene Foster, sister, Betty Clark, sister, Pauline Elledge, sister, Cathaleen (Cat) Williams, and sister, Frances Buford.

Surviving are wife, Jo Ellen Whitaker, daughter, Kim Whitaker, son, John Oran (Lori) Whitaker, son, Kylen (Leigh) Whitaker, grandchildren, Zoee, Zena, Olivia, Ella, Ava, Elliott and Jacob, sister, Peggy Guerriero, sister, Johnnie McFarland, sister, Neil Skaggs, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ, Friday at 2:00 PM with Bro. Harold Kelly officiating.

Interment will be in the Whitaker Cemetery.

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Visitation

Thursday

14

Mar

5:00 PM 3/14/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760

New Hope Funeral Home
2500 Oak Grove Rd. New Hope 35760 AL

Funeral Ceremony

Friday

15

Mar

2:00 PM 3/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ

124 Eastwood Dr.
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763

Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ
124 Eastwood Dr. Owens Cross Roads 35763 AL
United States

Interment

Friday

15

Mar

3:00 PM 3/15/2019 3:00:00 PM
Whitaker Cemetery

100 Ikard Road
New Hope, AL 35760

Whitaker Cemetery
100 Ikard Road New Hope 35760 AL
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