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Orville Glenn Whittle

November 22, 1936 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 84)


Orville Glenn Whittle, of Nancy, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was 84 years of age.

Born on November 22, 1936, in Russell County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Jessie and Fannie Wilson Whittle. Orville was the former owner and operator of Pier Gas Station. He enjoyed fast cars, hunting and fishing. Orville was well-known for making the best “dough ball” fish bait. He will be remembered for having a heart for people and being a kind, caring person.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Jones Whittle, of Nancy, whom he wed on January 7, 1960; one son, Glenn (and fiancé Stacy) Whittle, of Corydon, Indiana; two daughters, Donna (and Scott) Nichols, of Russell Springs and Sarah Jessie Bryant, of Greensburg; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Orville was preceded in death by five brothers, Gary Whittle, Terrill Whittle, Jessie Whittle, Jr., Odell Whittle, and Raymond Whittle.

Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home. Burial will follow in McBeath Cemetery.

Aaron Nicholas, Timmy Lawless, Jeff Whittle, Joshua Whittle, Corbin Whittle and Zachary Whittle will serve as Orville's active pallbearers.  Orville's honorary pallbearers will be Scott Nicholas and Jeremiah Bryant.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.

Orville’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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February 25, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service
February 25, 2021

2:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

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