Donald James "Jim" Whiteman, Jr., 62, of Mahaffey, Pa., passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Mountain Laurel Nursing Home in Clearfield.
Born Dec. 12, 1950, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Donald J. Whiteman and Shirley (Stroup) Whiteman, who survives.
Mr. Whiteman was a 1971 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School and served in the United States Army.
He had been employed at Viko in Eldred, WR Case & Sons Cutlery and later in the local oil fields, and he worked for many drilling companies.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his companion, Frances Patrick, and her family; four sisters, Linda (Dennis) Shick, Karen
(Robert) Craft and Tina Whiteman, all of Bradford, and Marcie
(Kirk) Schellhammer of Smethport; eight brothers, David (Juliet) Whiteman, of San Pedro, Calif., Richard (Rosemary) Whiteman of Portville, Robert (Denise) Whiteman, of Eldred, Daniel (Connie) Whiteman of Mesa, Ariz., Jeffrey (Linda) Whiteman of Bradford, Terry Whiteman of Rixford, Marvin (Linda) Whiteman of Allegany and John Whiteman of Rixford; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Nancy Whiteman.
Family will be receiving friends from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 372 East Main St., Bradford, at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Rick Price, pastor of the Church of Christ, officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.