Billy Harold


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Billy Harold Whitman

Oct 06 1943 - Oct 27 2005

Coach Billy Harold Whitman, age 62 of McKinney, Texas, passed away October 26, 2005 at his home. He was born on October 6, 1943 in Garland, Texas to Royce H. and Esther (Ellard) Whitman. He coached football for 39 years at numerous schools including Mansfield, Rockwall, and McKinney. His last five years have been spent coaching at Wylie High School. Survivors include his wife, Patti Whitman of McKinney; children, Kami Fuchs and husband Eugene of Temple, Texas, Jeff Gooch and wife Marlo of Frisco, Texas, Reese Whitman and Courtney Gooch, both of Richardson, Texas; grandchildren, Tara and Kendal Fuchs; parents, Royce and Esther Whitman of Muenster, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and David Flusche Sr. of Muenster; several nieces, nephews, and many colleagues and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, October 30, 2005, at Custer Road United Methodist Church, 6601 Custer Road, Plano, Pastor Paul Goodrich officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM Saturday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the ALS-North Texas Chapter 1231 Greenway Drive, Suite 385, Irving, TX 75038, or
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