Jeff Whitt
Thursday
18
November

Visitation atFuneral Home

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 69
Whitwell, Tennessee, United States
Thursday
18
November

Funeral Service

6:00 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 69
Whitwell, Tennessee, United States
Friday
19
November

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Friday, November 19, 2021
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Ave
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of Jeff Whitt

Jefferson “Jeff” David Whitt III, 65, peacefully passed away at 2:30 am on November 12, 2021. He was born on November 18, 1955 in Chattanooga, Tn. After he graduated from Brainerd High School in 1972, he served 8 years in the Navy and was a machinist as he sailed on the Valdez Navy ship. He then got married and earned his degree from Chattanooga State. While attending school, he worked as a skilled roofer and was passionate about cars. He earned several awards from the Navy; and on November 10th and 11th, 2021 he was recognized one last time for his service in the Navy. Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Jefferson David II; mother, Myrtle; sisters, Carol and Becky; nephew, Billy Wilson; and great-nephew, TylerSmith. Jeff is survived by children, Heather (Justin) Bates and Shelly Whitt; grandchildren, Brinlea, Kaiden, Kaylor, Kinley, and Easton; sisters, Lana Nahabedian, Brenda (Ronnie) Pierce and Theresa Kinsey; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the National Cemetery in Chattanooga Friday, November 19, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Hwy 28, Whitwell, TN. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m. CST with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 6:00 p.m. CST.
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