2013-07-18 / Obituaries

Jim Whitson, Sr.

July 9, 2013

Jim Lee Whitson Sr., 46, of Elmira, NY, and formerly of Towanda, PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1967, he was a son of Sarah Maines Ackley. He attended Towanda High School.

Jim enjoyed gambling, especially at Tioga Downs and spending time and visiting with his family.

Surviving are his mother, Sarah Maines Ackley, Monroeton; daughter, Autumn Lea Whitson, Wyalusing; son, Jim Lee Whitson, Jr., New Albany; mother of his children, Tammy Cunningham, Portage; brothers, Charles (Mary) Ackley, Franklindale, Richard (Patricia) Ackley, North Towanda, Jesse Ackley, Franklindale, Shepard “Shep” (Linda) Ackley, Towanda, Frank (Sharon) Ackley, Summerfield, FL; sisters, Diane (Edward) Sites, Monroeton and Mary Arteaga, Ocala, FL.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family and are under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, NE Regional Office, 63 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 in loving memory of Jim Lee Whitson, Sr.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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