Funeral Announcement – Lee “Dickie” Whitaker, Jr.

Funeral Announcement - Lee "Dickie" Whitaker, Jr.

Lee “Dickie” Whitaker, Jr., 59, a long time resident of Yazoo County, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at his son's residence in Florence. Employed in Farming he was also leader of BK and the Backroads Band, and of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include his sons, Michael (Chasity) Whitaker of Florence, Lee Whitaker, III of Delta City, and Billy Wayne Matlock of Arkansas, and a daughter; Vera Roberts of Winnie, TX, 17 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, sisters; Patricia Manseill of Saucier, Melissa Whitaker of Greenville, Essie Creel of Glen Allen, Margaret Wilcutt of Belzoni, Brenda Manseill of Isola and Deedoll Wells of Isola.

Visitation will be Wednesday October 9th 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City, with services Thursday October 10th at 11:00 A.M. At Stricklin-King with internment in Gooden Lake Cemetery in Humphreys County.

Pallbearers will be Randall Manseill, Wayne Manseill, Skeeter Whitaker, Ricky Whitaker, Curtis Matlock, and Preston Whitaker.


Stricklin King Funeral Home


Stricklin King Funeral Home