Andrew Jackson “Jack” Whittaker Jr., 72, of Jumping Branch went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 27, 2020 following a long illness.
Born October 9, 1947 at Streeter he was a son of the late Andrew Jackson Sr. and Ruby Christine Upton Whittaker.
Jack was the owner and operator of numerous construction companies. He was the 2002 WV Powerball winner, having started the Whittaker Foundation he donated to numerous causes and building several churches throughout WV and creating college scholarships. Jack enjoyed helping those in need, dancing and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Ginger Bragg and one granddaughter, Brandi La’Sha Bragg.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Christina Whittaker; one son, Dion Bush-Whittaker; one daughter, Alana Bush-Whittaker; one sister, Margaret Dennett; one brother, John “Bill” Whittaker; mother in law, Barbara Phillips and husband Teddy; father in law, Donald Bush and several nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
For the safety of the family and community, services will be private and closed to the media with Pastor Phillip Farrington officiating.
Pallbearers; Chase Whittaker, Jesse Harris, Hunter and Corey Scott, Teddy Phillips and Dion Bush-Whittaker.
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