Wilburn Delane Whitaker

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Wilburn Delane Whitaker

Wilburn Delane Whitaker, age 79 years, of Millington, Mich., passed away Monday, March 30, 2020, at his home. He was born on December 30, 1940, in Piggott, Ark., the son of the late Wilburn Harley and Erma Pearl (Lingle) Whitaker.

Delane enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time in his garden. He loved to 'tinker' and was always excited to find a good treasure at a second hand shop. Delane especially loved to have a cookout and spend time with his family.

Surviving family include his children, Rayburn (Nancy) Whitaker, Lisa (Charles) Legue and Danielle (Matt) Klaczkiewicz; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his sisters, Barbara Crandall and Ermazine Woodward.

Delane was preceded in death by his sons, Bryan Whitaker and Jayson Whitaker and his brother, James Whitaker.

No visitation or services are scheduled at this time, but a memorial service will be held at a later date. Private burial will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery in Arbela Township, in Michigan.