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“I have worked in the mining industry over 40 years and I can't think of anyone I enjoyed working with more. Once a friend with Jerry Sr, you were a...Read More »
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“jerry was a good man where gonna miss him praying for all the whitehouse family R.I.P Jerry . ”
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“Blessings and condolence to all the Whitehouse family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
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“A fine man. Greatly respected. He will be missed. ”
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“R.I.P. Uncle Jerome. You will always be one of my hero's. ”
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CENTRAL CITY - Jerry Wayne Whitehouse, Sr., 76, of Central City, passed away quietly in his sleep Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 4:06AM surrounded by his wife and family. He was born April 18, 1943, in Muhlenberg County.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Linda Ann (Flener) and five children, Jerry Jr (Kathy), Jeff (Gina), Cindy (Tomma), Mike (Kim), Jason (Lindsay); twenty-six grandchildren, Jordan, JT, Devan, Megan, Karissa, Quintin, Katie, Kody, Weston, Nathan, Jon, McKenzie, Jessica, Jeff Jr, Jennifer, Jacob, Demetria, TJ, Mystie, Bethany, Trenton, Dillen, Mariah, Destiny, Ethan, and Brooklyn; great-grandchildren, Jacie, Ashlyn, Jate, Dillen, Isaac, Maura, Ezekiel, Lincoln, Sienna, Branson, Benton, Myleigh, Haven, Kabree, Madeline, Quintin Jr., Vincent, Kolsen, Cullen, Beckham, Arthur, Amelia, Jeffery III, Adeline,Kenton, Karter, Kalev, Royce, Curtis, Dawson, Jameson, Jaden, Larry, Adrian, Annabelle, and Ethan; and step-great-grandchildren, Steven, Dylan, and Brooke.

He was preceeded in death by his parents, Roy and Bertha Whitehouse; son, Anthony Daryl Whitehouse; granddaughter, Whitney Kaitlyn Whitehouse; great-grandson Houstan Duran Wynn; brothers Belvie, James, Melvin, Homer, Joseph, Bobby, and Jackie; sisters Louise and Betty; and several infant siblings.

Dad had a long and varied career covering several countries and states. These jobs included a lot of different positions and skills, which gave him the opportunity to make life long relationships with a very large group of people. Most of these people became household names we heard stories about all of our life. He began with Rigg's Engineering at age 22, then went to Marion Power Shovel where he helped build the carrier used in the Saturn 5 Program and later used to transport the space shuttle. He started DIG Inc, and A&L Erection, contracting companies that built several draglines and mining shovels, from Florida to North Dakota. He finally came home and worked for Bob Green, West Ken Coal, Andalex Resources, and retired from Alliance Resources in 2013.

Dad loved working in his garage, buying and fixing up trucks, cars and golf carts. He was a collector of many things and a vivid storyteller. He loved Linda, candy, westerns, trading, family dinners, and company. He hosted a family reunion for up to 300 people every Memorial Day for 40 years and loved every minute of it.

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 2:00PM at Crossing Holiness Church, 501 W. 2nd Ave., Central City, KY. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5pm and Sunday from 11am until service time at Crossing Holiness Church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.