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Billy Gene Whitaker
July 29, 1943 ~ October 15, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Billy Gene Whitaker, 80, husband of Kay Lemons Whitaker, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023 at his home in Cynthiana.
Born July 29, 1943 in Harrison County to the late Chester & Margaret Harris Whitaker, he was a former employee of Kawneer Company, Grede Perm Cast & Rockwell International. Billy loved spending time with his family, especially his Saturday morning breakfast trips.
Additional survivors include 3 children: Amy Lee Sadler of Cynthiana, Stacy (Rob) Collins of Lexington & Billy Todd “BT” Whitaker of Georgetown; 3 grandchildren: Shaylee (Miguel) Buenrostro, J Lane Sadler & Sadie Collins; and 2 great-grandchildren, Link & Bennett.
Also preceding him in death were 2 brothers, Jerry & Gayle Whitaker.
Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 18th at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Dr. Ted Beam. Burial will follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Rob Collins, Glenn Linville, Jeremy Linville, Miguel Buenrostro, Charlie Brooks and Michael Church.
Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with an Elks Memorial Service at 7:30 P.M.