STEPHENVILLE- Graveside services for Bill will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Smith Springs Cemetery here in Erath County. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. tonight at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Bill was born in Prestonburg, Ky. to the late John and Ada Coleman Whitt. He married Dorothy Ann Griffin on July 30, 1945 in Comanche. Dorothy preceded him in death, Jan. 15, 1996. Bill served his country during WWII in the U. S. Army. He was a member of the Riverside Baptist Church, and spent most of his life in Erath County. Bill spent over 26 years as manager with Ingram Ready Mix Concrete. He was a loving father and grandfather.

Bill is survived by his son Danny Joe and wife Becky Whitt of Stephenville, grandchildren Curtis Wayne, Misty, Stacy Dean, Buddy Joe, Jeanna Marie, Adam, Christy, John Daniel, Jeff, Madison, Coby, Deanna, Denae and Donna, several great-grandchildren and sister Mary Johnson.

Bill was also preceded in death by a son William Curtis Whitt, a daughter Beverly Elaine Starnes, three sisters and four brothers.

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