Funeral services to honor Robert’s life will be 1:00 PM Wednesday in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the mortuary.
Robert O’Neal Whitaker, 50, of 526 Piney Trail Road, passed away on Sunday March 27, 2016 at his residence. Born in Pickens he was a son of the late Johnny “Slick” Whitaker.
For many years he worked in construction and during his free time he enjoyed the challenge of fixing just about anything that was broken. He also enjoyed fishing and hanging out with friends and family.
Surviving are his wife, Jeri Tatham Whitaker of the home; a son, Lukas R. Whitaker of the home; his mother and step father, Shirley and Ken Allen of Travelers Rest; a sister, Renee Whitaker of Anderson; 6 brothers, Jason Whitaker of Travelers Rest, Jimmy Dean Whitaker of Liberty, Joey and Brad Boggs of Ninety Six, Scotty Boggs of Easley, and Robbie Boggs of California; his step mother, Grace Whitaker of Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his biological father, Neal Boggs.
The family will be at the home. Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements