Chad Whitman

Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chad Whitman, 36, of Nederland, died Saturday, May 13, 2017. A lifetime resident of the area, he was born on June 21, 1980, to Rhonda Lee Greer and Robert Lamar Whitman, Jr., in Nederland.

Chad was a member of IBEW Local 479. He enjoyed football, soccer, and other sports. Chad will be remembered as a loving father, son, and grandson with a selfless heart.

Survivors include his daughters, Hannah and Emilee Whitman; sons, Izakk and Ryann Whitman; mother, Rhonda Sanderson and her husband, Judge Gary Sanderson, of Taylor Landing; father, Robert Whitman and his wife, Paula, of Labelle; grandmother, Mozell Whitman of Nederland; grandfather, Robert “Sibley” Greer of Port Acres; brothers, Trever Cooper of Port Acres and Brock Cooper of Port Arthur; aunt, Lisa McGlothin; uncle, Alvin Breaux; and cousins, Heather Dore and her husband, Troy, Sabrie Breaux, Blaine and Ashley McGlothin, and Haylee and Tate Dore.

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He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert L. “Bob” Whitman, Sr.; grandmother, Ruth Greer; aunt, Kimberly “Auntie” Breaux; and uncle, Robert Edwin Greer.

A gathering of Chad’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by his funeral service at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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