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David Eugene Whiting

August 22, 1969 ~ September 17, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old

David Whiting Obituary

David Eugene Whiting, age 54 of Demorest, passed away September 17, 2023.

Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 22, 1969, David was a supervisor with S.K.A.P. Industries.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and boating.  He also loved his cats and mowing grass.  David was particular about his hair and he also enjoyed taking pictures.  He was known for his root beer floats and his love for Van Halen. David is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Albert and Fannie London and adoptive father John Gordon Whiting.

Survivors include his daughter Emily Irene Whiting of Clarkesville, mother Shirrell Whiting of Demorest, biological father Ronnie Dotson (Kathleen) of Mt. Airy, mother of his daughter and former wife of 20 years Laura Irene Butler of Hiawassee, sisters Joyelle Metz of Buford, Wanda Meeks of Demorest and Tabitha Van Slyke of Wasilla, Alaska, former mother in law and father in law Fred and Dolly Butler of Hiawassee, former sisters in law Olivia Butler of Clarkesville and Dolly Butler Moore of Mt. Airy, former brothers in law Matthew Butler of Hobe Sound, Florida and Freddy Butler of Hiawassee, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 2 PM at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 11 AM until 2 PM.

An online guest book is available at .

Arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville, GA. 706-754-6256

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September 26, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Celebration of Life
September 26, 2023

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523


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