William Jerry Whitman

Mr. William Jerry Whitman, Sr., 74, of Haleyville, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019. He worked for American Airlines as a mechanic. He was of the Baptist faith.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Mr. Whitman's home, located at 3555 County Highway 62 in Haleyville.

He is survived by his wife, Kim Ann Whitman; children, Laura Ann Whitman Prince (husband, Matt), William J. Whitman Jr. (wife, Shari), Tony Whitman (wife, Jill ), Josh Balkenbush (wife, Bobijoe) and Bryan Balkenbush (wife, Holly); brothers and sisters, John Whitman, Paul and Susie Whitman, Ron and Sue Whitman and MaryAnn Whitman (friend, Jim Finley); 14 grandchildren, Margo, Andrew, Brayden, Katie, Craig, Mark, Brandie, Jessi, Christopher, Gabby, Nate, Allison, Braydon and Macy and great-grandchild, Sophia.   Also surviving are Roger Stewart, who is like a brother, and his wife, Avis; cousins, nieces, nephews and many other friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Thelma Clark and brothers, Pat Whitman and Terry Whitman.

Pinkard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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