Howell (Howie) Travis Whiting, 86, Lt. Col. (Ret.), U.S. Army Signal Corps, went to be with Our Lord and Savior on May 11, 2012. He was a loving and generous husband, father, and grandfather. He was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Atlanta, Ga., to Howell Thadeus Whiting and Vera Whelchel Whiting.
They predeceased him, as did a brother, John Robert Whiting, in 1997, and a son, Roy Russell Whiting, in 2011.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Doris Evelyn Haskamp Whiting; sons, Philip Lee Whiting (Carmen), of Phoenix, Wayne Alan Whiting, of Roswell; daughter Diane Cherie Whiting Weir, of Roswell; and a brother, Alanson George Whiting (Glenda), of Greenwood, Fla.; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
He served in the Navy in World War II, seeing Login to read more