LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —
In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Whitis; and a son-in-law, Mike Riley.
Following his wishes no calling hours or services will be observed in Heath. A private family memorial will be held in Heath. The Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath is assisting the family with arrangements.
Graveside services will be held at the Chaney Cemetery, Ano, Pulaski County, Ky., on August 31 at 2 pm. Friends and family are invited to attend.
The family wishes to extend their appreciation to Dr. Mark Mitchell and his staff, for the wonderful medical care provided to Louie during his lifetime. Also, the family thanks the staff of the Licking Memorial Hospital for their compassionate care of Louie during his last days.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Rife Association or the Heritage Foundation.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com <http:// to view a memorial and leave a message of condolence for the Whitis family.