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Sherman Orville Whitaker 90th birthday

Published August 6th, 2010 1:19 pm

Happy 90th birthday, Aug. 3, 2010, to Sherman Orville Whitaker.The Whitaker family and other members of the family, friends and just people who know him helped Sherman Whitaker celebrate his 90th birthday on Aug. 7, 2010 in Church Hill.The man has several names Sherm, Orville, Sherman, Brother, Papa, our friend, our hero and the best Dad in the world.Sherman is a World War II veteran with 50-plus years in the American Legion. He is a member of the Church Hill V.F.W. serving many years in the color guard. He was a charter member in the Mount Carmel Ruritan Club for many years, had a Boy Scout troop in Mount Carmel, served on the Church Hill Community Chest, and delivered Meals on Wheels.After retiring from Holston Army Ammunition Plant he became a servant to people all around here. He has been a giver his whole life, helping people and has been a great influence on all who know him. Some of his best memories are playing ball, bowling, hunting and fishing. He loved going to North Dakota bird hunting and all the friends he made out there.The Whitaker family would like to thank God for giving us this great man for 90 years and may this be the best birthday of all and may many follow. They would also like to thank all the special people who came to help celebrate this special event.