James Floyd Whittenburg Sr., 88, of Sparta, TN, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home in Sparta.
He was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Byrdstown, TN, son of the late Carlos Whittenburg and Ada (Neal) Whittenburg. He worked as a merchant in retail booksales, and also proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his sons, Jimmy (Daisy) Whittenburg, Sparta, TN, and Donnie (Cathy) Whittenburg, Crossville; brothers, J.D. Whittenburg, Crossville, and Bobby Whittenburg, AL; and sister, Wanda Whittenburg, Crossville. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, James was also preceded in death by his grandson, Marty Whittenburg; sisters, Ortha Brumbalough, Dorothy Neal, Christine Thompson, Linnie Whittenburg, Shirley Stewart, Jean Chastain and
Audra Spriggs; and brothers, Lloyd Whittenburg, Glen Whittenburg and Paul Whittenburg.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  August 25, 2016