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Charles Amos Whisman, age 75, of Big Bend Locust Road, Hillsboro, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at the U.K. Medical Center Lexington.
Born May 8, 1947, in Fleming County, he was a son of the late Woodrow Whisman and Doris Easton Early. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Judy Ellen Ball Whisman on August 2, 2021; a son, Danny Ray Whisman on December 23, 2002; one sister, Kathy Whisman Emmons; and one brother, George Monroe Whisman.
Charles is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Ann Pyles of Flemingsburg and Amy Elizabeth Henderson (David) of Salt Lick; two grandsons, Charles Herbert “Chase” Whisman of Ewing and Cody Pyles of Morehead; one granddaughter, Audrey Pyles of Flemingsburg; and two great-grandchildren, Daniel Ray Whisman and Raelynn Whisman.
Other survivors include two sisters, Mary Hamilton of Sunman, Indiana, and Nannie Manning of Flemingsburg; one brother, Tommy Whisman (Wilhemenia) of Flemingsburg; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Charles was a life-long farmer and a retired road grader operator for the Fleming County Road Department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors on the farm, working in his garden, and tending his small herd of cattle and two donkeys. Most of all, he loved spending time with his friends and family get-togethers. He will be remembered with love and greatly missed.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2023, at Hutton Funeral Home with Brother Gerald Saunders officiating. Burial will follow in Hillsboro Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Chase Whisman, Cody Pyles, David Henderson, Anthony Vise, Menno J. Miller, and Rick Eldridge.
Honorary Pallbearers: Daniel Ray Whisman, Raelynn Whisman, Tony Carpenter, Michael Cheek, Greg Flora, Woody Graham, Jake Hostetler, William Earl Humphries, Tommy McDonald, Rod Middleton, Jimmy Skaggs, Stevi Crain, Daryla Davis, and Robbie Carpenter.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2023, and 12 noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Hutton Funeral Home, 7634 Hillsboro Road, Hillsboro, KY 41049.
View video tribute or sign guestbook at www.huttonfuneralhome.com