Thomas Russell Whittington, 61, a machinist, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Newark.
Funeral is 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with Mike Boaldin officiating. Burial is private.
Thomas was born April 28, 1952, in Fort Worth to Winfred and Edna (Pool) Whittington. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Newark, and he loved to fish, hunt, cook and garden.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and his infant sister, Tommie Ruth Whittington.
Survivors include his daughter, Marcey Inman Martin of New Fairview; son Tory McNeely of Granbury; sisters Gayle Melton and husband, Don, and Wendy Cromer and husband, Keith, all of Newark; numerous nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; friend Mike Todd of Newark; other family members; and a host of friends.