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James Butler Whittington

August 23, 1933 — November 21, 2022


James Butler Whittington

James Butler Whittington, Sr., 89, of Frederick, passed from this life on Monday, November 21, 2022, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Lissa L. Taylor Whittington who died in 2016.

Born on August 23, 1933, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late John Whittington and Helen  Young.

He was a salesman for Shipley's Sporting Goods. Jim spent most of his spare time coaching Little League Baseball as well as basketball. He also loved to play golf, working at the former VFW Golf Course.

He is survived by two children: Pamela S. Nelson and husband Jeffrey of Frederick and James B. Whittington, Jr. and wife Terry of Fairfield, PA;  two grandchildren: Tomarra Dalton and James B. Whittington,III;  four great grandchildren: Ethan Dalton, Bella Dalton, Mia Romero and James B. Whittington, IV, as well as two step grandchildren: Lindsay and Chris Nelson and a step great granddaughter, Chloe Tonon.

Jim's wishes were to have a private graveside service. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1415 W. Seventh Street, Frederick, MD 21702.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.

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