George James Whittle, age 71, of Bradyville passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at St. Thomas Stones River E/R. He was a native of Erlangen, Germany.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Bowman Whittle of Bradyville; Son, George James Whittle II of Nanticoke, PA; Grandchildren, Parker James Sears of White House & Alex Avery of Nanticoke, PA; Father- & Mother-in-law, Keith & Anita Bowman; and Brothers- & Sisters-in-law, Charlie (Cynthia) Bowman, Bill Bowman, & Pam (Michael) O'Hara.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James & Maria Breitenlohner Hoffman; Daughter, Angelina Diane Whittle Sears; and Sister, Wilhemina Deitzen.
Mr. Whittle was a school teacher, principal, and coached almost every sport including baseball, basketball, tennis, track, & football. He was an all-state coach for basketball, baseball, football, & track in Alabama and was the state champion for badminton. Mr. Whittle was a true athlete in every sense of the word.
Memorial Services will be 6 PM Friday, May 3, 2019 at Midway Church of Christ with Bro. Charlie Bowman & Bro. Bryan Pitts officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 3 to 6 PM Friday, May 3, 2019 at Midway Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615.563.2311