Robert Lee Whittemore
Last updated 11/13/2023 at 6:31pm
Robert Lee Whittemore of Lake Wales, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in the home that he built.
Born January 21st, 1939 in Lake Wales, Robert was a Baptist, a retired diesel mechanic, and an amateur banjo picker. He loved reading, working with his hands, and being in nature.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents TK Whittemore and Marie [Browning] Matchett. He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Eunice Whittemore; his children Danny Whittemore (Rachel) of Colorado Springs and Kathy Nichols (Jeff) of Lake Wales; his grandchildren, Joseph Nichols of Babson Park, Kristina Nichols of Lake Wales, Andrew Nichols (Cheryl) of Lake Wales and their children, Kayla and Alyssa.
The memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 16th, 2023 at Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to The Nature Conservancy or Lake Wales Public Library would be appreciated.