James Whitaker Obituary
 
In Memory of

Mr. James Vess Whitaker

February 21, 1938 - June 20, 2014
Obituary

James Vess Whitaker, 76, of Mabank, was born on February 21, 1938 in Kemp to Aaron David and Mary Vesta Whitaker and entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was born and raised in Kemp and attended Kemp schools. Whitaker had served as a Deputy Sheriff for The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department under the leadership of J.W. Brownlow and was a former Police Officer and Police Chief for the City of Mabank. For many years he operated a lawn service. Whitaker had a love of dogs, and raised and trained dogs most of his life. He loved to hog hunt. He was a Baptist by faith and attended Central Baptist...

James Vess Whitaker, 76, of Mabank, was born on February 21, 1938 in Kemp to Aaron David and Mary Vesta Whitaker and entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was born and raised in Kemp and attended Kemp schools. Whitaker had served as a Deputy Sheriff for The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department under the leadership of J.W. Brownlow and was a former Police Officer and Police Chief for the City of Mabank. For many years he operated a lawn service. Whitaker had a love of dogs, and raised and trained dogs most of his life. He loved to hog hunt. He was a Baptist by faith and attended Central Baptist Church of Mabank.



He was preceded in death by his parents, Aaron and Mary Whitaker and one brother, David Whitaker.



James was survived by his sister Virginia and husband Ron Speed of Malakoff, daughters; Cathy Boswell of Seven Points, Linda Sue and husband Russell Rogers of Cross Roads, Brenda Whitaker of Rockport, grandchildren; Jim Bob Willett and wife Cathy of Payne Springs, Aaron Martinez of Mabank, Julie Rogers and Wesley Rogers of Cross Roads, five great-grandchildren and many friends.



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