Collis Whitaker

Collis P. Whitaker

Wednesday March 5, 1947 - Thursday April 9, 2020
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Collis P. Whitaker, age 73, of Cynthiana, passed away April 9, 2020 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born in Harrison County on March 5, 1947 to the late Russell V. Whitaker and Martha E. Fryman Whitaker.
Collis was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force Vietnam Veteran where he served from 1966 until 1972. He was stationed in Fayetteville, North Carolina until he was deployed to Vietnam. Collis also served as Crew Chief in the Blind Bat Operation.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Martha Whitaker; a daughter, Melissa Kay Whitaker and a sister, Sonja C. Olin.
Collis is survived by his wife of forty-four years, Rosemary Whitaker; his daughter, Dee Anne Abrams and her husband, Brandon; two grandchildren, Cadence White-Abrams and Colton Abrams; three brothers, Kenneth L. Whitaker, Mitchell T. Whitaker and Kelly Joe Whitaker and two sisters, Leta L. Latimer and Shelly L. Evans.
Due to the circumstances in our community, the family has decided to have services at a later date. Ware Funeral Home will post an update with funeral services as soon as they become available.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators, 1317 US Highway 62 E, Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031. View and sign the guestbook at
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Kenneth and Linda Whitaker

Posted at 11:33am
Rosemary, We are deeply sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort during this time of grief today, and all the days to come. Love to you all.

john edwin kammerman

Posted at 08:49pm
john kammerman

Rosemary sorry to hear of Collis passing he wasda good friend my prayers to the whole family

Joyce Clifford

Posted at 04:12pm
Rosemary, sorry to read about the death of Collis. My sympathy to you and family.
Joyce Clifford

Janet Skidmore

Posted at 12:58pm
Rosemary, So sorry to hear of the passing of Collis. He was a Great Guy!!!
Prayers for you and Dee Anne and the whole family.
Janet and Ron Skidmore

Candi Philpot

Posted at 10:23am
So sorry for your loss, prayers for this family.

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