A Celebration of Daniel W. Whittington, Sr.’s life will be held at a later date. Daniel, age 71, of Kirbyville, Texas, died on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Christus Jasper Memorial hospital in Jasper. Daniel was a native of Crawford, Indiana and was a resident of Kirbyville, Texas for the past 8 years.

He enjoyed R.C. car racing and woodworking in his shop. Daniel worked with FEMA as a Team Boss for over eleven years and worked with Sutherlands for over 15 years. He and his wife, Wendy, had a large pottery business which specialized in cookware. They enjoyed traveling throughout the country.

He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Wendy of Kirbyville, Texas; son Daniel Whittington, Jr. of Kirbyville, Texas; daughter Renie Jean Craig of Independence, MO; five grandchildren, Matthew Craig, Nathan Craig, Jaiden Whittington, Rory Whittington, Amelia Whittington and two great-grandchildren, Oliver Craig and Theodore Craig.

He was preceded in death by his parents Fred E. and Mary Whittington and

son-in-law Jeff Craig.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.