Charles Edmond Whitaker, 78 of Quincy passed away at 4:04 pm Wednesday (August 28, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.
Born September 29, 1940 in Quincy. Charles was the son of Cyrus Zeak and Ruth Olive Rogers Whitaker.
He married Elizabeth "Betty" Calhoun on June 15, 1963 in Monroe City, MO
Mr. Whitaker was a local union truck driver. Charles enjoyed volunteering at Eagles and especially liked when they had music. He was an avid Nascar fan and loved to dance and spending time with his kids, grandkids and his wife Betty Lou.
Survivors include two sons Rusty Whitaker (Tana Logue) and Randy Whitaker (Mistina Humphrey Brunier) of Quincy; a daughter Renee Whitaker of Quincy; Grandchildren Kelsey, Ivy, Sabrina, Grayson, Harlie, Taeja, Ariel, Jayce, Rayne, Talon, Amyra, Janae and Logan. Also surviving is a brother Donnie Whitaker; three sisters Joyce Allensworth of Pittsfield, IL, Katherine Crabbil and Barb McEwen.
Mr. Whitaker was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter Rhonda Kay, a grandson, Timothy; a step sister, Norma Jean Harris.
Funeral services Thursday morning 10:30 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Dennis officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
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