of Blytheville, AR
October 30, 1949 - September 10, 2022
Harold Gene Whitaker, 72, of Blythville passed away in Jonesboro on September 10, 2022. He was born on October 30, 1949 in Dyess Colony, to JC and Helen Whitaker. Harold was in Civil Service for many years and retired in Pine Bluff. He was a member of Ruddle Road Church of God and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Harold was a Jack of all trades always fixing and tinkering with things; a mister fix-it he was always keeping himself and others busy. He also enjoyed being outdoors. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marian Whitaker; son, Harold Dean (Lonetta) Whitaker; daughter, Christi (Will) Travis; grandchildren, Lindsay (Chris) Morrow; Joshua Schorr, Meagan Schorr, Whitaker Travis, Lillian Travis and a host of family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Meherg Whitaker. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Roller-Swift Funeral Home from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The funeral will follow at 11:00 am. guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
Marian, Dean and Christi,I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Harold. He was such a dear friend to me, my parents and James. He was always willing to help any of us out when in need. His smile and stories will be missed but cherished in my heart forever. Hugs and Prayers as you go through this most difficult time. I am so sorry we didn't know before the visitation and funeral or we would have been there. Love to you all.
I'm so sorry to hear about Harold Gene. My prayers are with you all. Share the memories with each other. God Bless you all.
My memories go so far back of this precious child of God. He is the father of my first nephew! Hopefully I can attach a picture recently found of us. Well, don’t see a place to down load the picture, maybe later. Just know my family loves that man!
Our prayers are with the family and sorry we can not be with you. Harold was dear to us and will be missed. Only God can comfort you in this time of grief. We Love and miss all
Miriam & family,So sorry to read of Harold’s passing. Prayers for the family!
So sorry for you all. Brother Harold will be missed.
I am praying for God to bring comfort to the family by the power of our Comforter, the Holy Ghost. Bro. Harold has been a friend of our family for many years. He is also a brother in the Lord. I am saddened by his passing.
Our deepest sympathy to Marian and all the family. We will miss Harold and his sense of humor. He always had an uplifting word even in his timesof pain and sickness. He definitely was one of the good ones! Love and prayers,Ken & Patricia Harris
I am so sorry to hear about my cousin Harold. I remember when I was young I always thought he was my uncle, it wasn’t until I was an adult that I figured out we were actually cousins. He was such a sweet man! Praying for you all❤️❤️
I am sorry Marian Dean,Christi , my step brother was a really great guy ,we Eva's kids will surely miss him. God bless you all
Sending prayers and strength to the Whitaker family
Christi, Will, & family; I’m so sorry for your loss! Praying that you will be comforted in your sorrow by wonderful memories. May God wrap his loving arms around you all in this difficult time!!!! Kim Pegg
Harold was truly a great friend. I am so very grateful we were able to come and have that time together recently. I know I will see him again...praying for the family
I'm sorry sorry Marian, Christy and family for your loss. Harold was a wonderful man and he will be missed by so many. Keeping you all in prayer