Bobby Whipkey, 39, of Greeneville, Tenn.

Bobby Whipkey, 39, of Greeneville, Tenn., died Sunday, May 13, 2007 at Takoma Regional Hospital.

He is survived by his mother, Hester Elizabeth Stump of Mt. Zion; his wife, Patsy; two step-children, Robert Dunbar of Jonesborough, Tenn., and Rachel Dunbar of Greeneville.

Two brothers, Ralph Whipkey Jr. of Maryland and Mike Whipkey of Arnoldsburg; four sisters, Micki Hickman of Gilboa, Lynn Morrison of Nobe, Della Nichols of Mt. Zion and Bea Robinson of Tanner; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Whipkey; and two sisters, Rita and Vicki.

Service was held at Whittenberg United Methodist Church with Rev. Richie Neese and Rev. Phil Hickman officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.