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Thomas E. Whitney

April 3, 1938 — March 7, 2022

Thomas E. Whitney, 83, Mooresville, passed away March 7, 2022. Tom was born April 3, 1938, in Westmoreland, Tennessee, to the late Delbert and Virgie (Hopkins) Whitney. Tom married Emma June (Stagner) Whitney on May 11, 1963, and she survives.

He proudly served in the United States Army and worked for General Motors Truck & Bus for 39 years, retiring in 1997. Tom was a member of the Indianapolis Masonic Lodge #669 and the Scottish Rite. A quiet man, he enjoyed studying his Bible, mowing the grass, caring for his yard, and always enjoyed the outdoors. Tom was an avid reader, enjoyed history, and enjoyed making beautiful hand-crafted knives. Above all, he was strongly devoted to his family and will always be remembered for his quiet, unassuming manner, and his great stories. Tom’s memory will be forever cherished by a loving family and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James L. Whitney, Virgil R. Whitney, and Delbert Whitney, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Emma (Stagner) Whitney; children, Michael R. (Lauren) King, Charlotte (Mark) Ferrill, and Patricia D. (Steve) Hodgson; sisters, Clara M. Smith and Mallie Virginia “Gin” (Kenneth) McDole; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jeff) Allen, Brian (Taryn) King; Luke Ferrill, Carolyn Ferrill, Olivia (Logan) Brummitt, and John Ferrill; Breana June (Riley) Nungester and Elexis Smith; great grandchildren, Alarik, Jamison, Braiden, and Gavin; Chelsie (Christian) Nichols and Alyssa (Baylie) Allen; great great grandchildren, Kaydence, Brantley, Nova, and Lawson; former son-in-law, Brian W. Smith.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 13, 2022, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, March 14, 2022, at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Floral Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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