Funeral Services for Billy Jack Whitton, 84, of Canton were held July 18, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Interment was in Haven of Memories in Canton. He passed away July 10, 2019, in Decatur.
He was born Aug. 9, 1934, in Canton to Willie E. Whitton and Portia Wilhite Whitton.
He grew up in the Whitton Community and attended school in Jackson. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He worked as a pressman for a printing shop and enjoyed traveling, being a volunteer fireman and loved working on his ranch.
He is survived by his sons, Bill Whitton and Doug Whitton; grandsons, Chad and Lacy Whitton, Adam and Kellie Whitton; granddaughter, Holly and Jeremy Garcia; and seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Portia Whitton; brother, Richard Whitton; and sisters, Ernestine Simons and Flo Anna Weldon.