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Dennis Whitson

September 6, 1947 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Dennis Whitson Obituary

Dennis Whitson, age 76, of Erwin, went to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus on Monday, December 4, 2023. He was a native of Green Mountain, NC and a son of the late Starlin Whitson and Anna Mae Johnson Whitson.

Dennis retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation where he worked as a surveyor. He was a member of Trinity Freewill Baptist Church and was loyal to Zion Baptist Church in Elizabethton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Buford Whitson; one sister, Susie Whitson Harris; one granddaughter, Ashley Bennett.

Dennis leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Faye Whitson; two sons: Anthony Whitson and Chuck VanHoy; one daughter, Hope VanHoy; grandsons: Coty VanHoy, Tanner VanHoy, Gavin Whitson, and Gabe Whitson; great grandchildren: Kristian Jones, Kaidan Jones, Devon Jones, Kota VanHoy, Zander VanHoy, and Ellie Whitson; four brothers: Bradford Whitson, Gene Whitson, Eddie Whitson, and Randy “Runt” Whitson; two sisters: Martha Gale and Trula Carter. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Trinty Freewill Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to: Unicoi County Animal Shelter, 185 N Industrial Drive, Erwin, TN 37650.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin is privileged to serve the Whitson family. (423) 743-1380.

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Celebration of Life
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Trinity Freewill Baptist Church
1221 North Main Avenue
Erwin, TN 37650


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