David Whitton, 67 of Joaquin

David Whitton, 67, of Joaquin, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Center.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Sister Melba Rodgers officiating.  Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.


Mr. Whitton was born August 21, 1951, in Center, to T.J. Whitton and Lexa Willoughby Whitton.  He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and building just about anything.  He was of the Baptist faith.


He is survived by


Rhonda Villarreal and husband, Luis, if DeBerry

Kimberly Griffin and husband, Billy, of San Augustine

Angela Whitman and husband, Goldman, of Joaquin

Crystal Berg and husband, Lydell, of Center

Michael Whitton of Huntsville



Vickie Espinoza

Dawntee Olalde and husband, Boti

Miguel Espinoza and wife, Julie

Justin Griffin and wife, Catherine

Wesley Griffin

Tyler Griffin and wife, Carolyn

Austin Griffin and wife, Destiny

Kellie Griffin

Catilyn Daniels

Conner Whitton

Blayne Whitton

Cody Berg

Breia Lout


12 Great Grandchildren


Sisters and Brothers:

Annette Bradshaw of Timpson

Joyce Wolfe and husband, Ronnie, of Timpson

Francis Miller and husband, Rick, of Orange

Cecil Whitton and wife, Kay, of Timpson

Zaundra Whitton of Joaquin


Special Friend: Ricky Tindol of Shelbyville


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Wife: Peggy Whitton

Granddaughter: Maranda Whitton

Great Grandson: Ryder Griffin

Parents: T.J. Whitton and Lexa Willoughby Whitton

Brothers: John Whitton, Roger Whitton

Sister-in-law: Edith Whitton

Brother-in-law: Dale Bradshaw


Pallbearers will be Mr. Whitton’s grandchildren and nephews.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfh.com


The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935