Danny R. Whitaker, age 74, of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Danny was born on December 13, 1949 to the late “Pete” Thurman Lee Whitaker and Velma Carrie Whitaker in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Whitaker Towing.
Danny was preceded in death by his parents, “Pete” Thurman Lee and Carrie Whitaker, brothers: Cecil Whitaker, Mickey Whitaker, Donnie “Butch” Whitaker, sisters: Hazel Whitaker and Jodi Hart.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife whom he married on September 20, 1968, Janet Faye Harrison Whitaker, sons: Scott Whitaker (Rosy) of Whitley City, Ky; Craig Whitaker (Tricia) of Somerset, Ky; brothers: Dale Whitaker of Science Hill, Ky; Steve Whitaker and George Whitaker both of Indianapolis, IN; sisters: Norma Price (Joe) Dahl, Ky; Janet Phelps (Wade) of Science Hill, Ky; Patty Ping (Denton) of Somerset, Ky; Tammy Glover (Kenny) of Nancy, Ky; brother in law, Doug Hart, brother and sister in law, Jerry and Stella Harrison, sister in law, Lisa Whitaker all of Somerset, Ky; grandchildren: Cole Whitaker, Clay Whitaker, Kaitlyn Whitaker, Ava Whitaker, Patrick Stephens and Caitlyn Whitaker; along with several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 6pm in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 1pm at the funeral home with Bro. Kevin Bullock and Bro. Alan Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Danny R. Whitaker.