Raymond Joseph Whitfield

The family of Mr. Whitfield will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.  The Funeral Service, conducted by Bro. Tom Suiter and Bro. Donald Owens, is 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Whitfield, 75, passed away on Dec. 14, 2013. Mr. Whitfield served in the United States Army, worked for Tennessee Wholesale Drug Company as a pharmaceutical salesman for 30 years, and after retirement, worked with ADS Security.  He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, loved fishing, oil painting, iris, reading and was a Civil War history buff.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Stone Whitfield; sons, Dallus Whitfield and Kyle Stone Whitfield; brother-in-law, Daniel (Donna) Stone; and two nieces, Ashleigh Beyer and Alyssa Kraft. He is preceded in death by parents, Raymond Joseph and Nelle Walton Whitfield Sr. and brother, Finis Charles Whitfield.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Love, Howard Williams, Tom Harris, Curtis Smith, Ronnie Harris, Jim Walton, Ty Buhler and Brody Ferrell. Honorary Pallbearers will be James Earl Keel and Gerald Maggart.

Memorial Donations:  American Cancer Society (2000 Charlotte Ave, Nashville TN 37203, 615.327.0991), the American Diabetes Association (220 Great Circle Rd, Suite 134, Nashville TN 37228, 615.298.3066), and/or the Lebanon/Wilson County Library (108 S. Hatton Ave, Lebanon TN 37087, 615.444.0632). Special Thanks: Dr. Jyoti Patel and staff at the Murfreesboro VA Hospice Care for their kindness.

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