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Tommy Whitmer

Graveside services for Tommy Randall Whitmer, age 74 of Scroggins, were  Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Stout’s Creek Cemetery in Saltillo with Bro. Kevin Hollowell officiating.

Mr. Whitmer was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Jan. 31, 1943, to Norman Oscar Whitmer and Mary Matilda Hornbeck Whitmer. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy shortly after high school. He was Baptist by faith. He worked as a truck driver, mechanic and was a circus worker at one point in his life.
Mr. Whitmer died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Sulphur Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Dorothy Whitmer.
He is survived by three sons, Tommy Randall Whitmer, II, Alonzo Hornbeck and James Hornbeck; one daughter, Alice Hornbeck; four brothers, Lester Eugene Slaughter, Wesley Whitmer, Lesley Whitmer, all of Mo., and Edward Whitmer of Tenn.; and one sister, Dianna Vass, of Mo.