Born Wednesday, March 14, 1928 in Symsonia.
Surviving are his son, William “Doug” Clarke and his wife Sherry of St. Louis, daughter, Mary Beth Sharp and her husband John of Centennial, Colo.; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Genevieve (Miller) Whitt, his brothers John P. Whitt, Carlton Whitt, Albin Whitt and sister Betty Whitt. His parents were the late William Loyd Whitt and Cleo Styerss Whitt.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday August 1 at Collier Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Stephens officiating. Interment will follow in Clarks River Cemetery, Symsonia, KY.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 31from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Collier Funeral Home. Masonic services will be held at 7:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers memorail contributions can be made to the Symsonia United Methodist Church, 11412 State Route 131, Symsonia, KY 42082; Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2001 S Linbergh Blvd, Frontenac, MO 63131 or to the American Cancer Society care of Brenda McClaran, 510 W 9th Street, Beton, KY 42025
Collier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.