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.
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.
A memorial services will be held at a later date.
Pinkard Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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