Lattie Beard Whittemore, 60, of Arden, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017, following a long and courageous battle that he fought until the end.
A native of Pontiac, MI, he was a son of the late Lance B. and Gladys Brownell Whittemore. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Christopher Scott.
Lattie retired after 33 years of service as a machinist at Alliance Carolina Tool & Mold. He was a member of Words Of Life Tabernacle and spent many years as Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 26. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying going to the lake, camping and gardening. Above all else, Lattie loved his family and enjoyed every moment with them.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Kellie Case Whittemore; one son, Shane Whittemore; one daughter, Amanda Whittemore; one granddaughter, Chyanna, all of the home; four sisters, Dinah Ingle, Linda Hopkins (Wayne), Joyce Burley (Larry) and Angela Whittemore, as well as one sister in law, Kathy Scott.
A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 9 at Words Of Life Tabernacle, with Pastor Carl Bishop and Rev. Randy Nelson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Friday, December 8 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.