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Marvin Whiteley

April 24, 1941 — December 5, 2018

Marvin "Sonny" Whiteley, SR. passed away December 5, 2018 @ Scott and White hospital surrounded by the ones that loved him. Sonny lost his hard fought battle to lung cancer, just 1 year and 9 months after diagnosis.

He was the son of Marlin and Ludie Whiteley, born July 24, 1941 in rural Bell County, Texas.

After service in the U.S. Navy, Sonny came home to Belton, TX where he met his beloved wife, Lesa Gail Bunch. They were married February 13, 1971 in Williamson County, Texas. They had four children, Sheri Doskocil of Belton, Marvin "Bubba" Whiteley, Jr. of Georgia, Elizabeth Richards, of Salado, and Chrystal Whiteley, of Morgans Point.

Sonny was preceded in death by his parents, Marlin and Ludie Whiteley, his brother, Leroy Whiteley, sisters, Margie Turner and Margaret Whiteley, and his wife Lesa Whiteley.

He is Survived by his brother, Billy Gene "Buddy" Whiteley, sister Judy Vick, his children, and 8 grandchildren, Lesa and Macyen Doskocil, Hannah and Hunter Seymore, Jaxon and Chasen Jagers, and Lauren and Joseph Whiteley.

Services for Sonny will be held at Harper-Talasek in Belton, TX December 10, 2018. There will be a viewing from 11-1 pm with graveside services at 2 pm at McDowell Cemetery, Belton, TX.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in his honor to St. Judes Research Hospital, an organization close to his heart.


Public Viewing

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
503 North Main Street
Belton, TX  76513
Monday, December 10, 2018
11:00 am


Graveside Service

McDowell Cemetery
Belton, TX  76513
Monday, December 10, 2018
02:00 pm


McDowell Cemetery
Belton, TX  76513
Monday, December 10, 2018
02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
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