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Rev. Charles Lantis Whitley, 67, Campbellsville, KY (1951-2019)

He enjoyed riding motorcycles and playing golf but his true passion was preaching, teaching and sharing the word of God.

Rev. Charles Lantis "Lanny" Whitley of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was 67 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, with Pastor Wayne Qualls, Rev. Earl West and Bro. Robert Boston officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmET until 8pmET on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Rev. Charles Lantis "Lanny" Whitley of Campbellsville, son of the late Howard Lantis Whitley and Naomi Korine Boston Whitley, was born September 5, 1951 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 11:37 P.M., Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Campbellsville.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Faith Covenant Ministries in Campbellsville.

He pastored several churches including Smith's Grove United Methodist and Warehouse Non-denominational Church in Lancaster and was the owner of a truck driving company for several years.

He enjoyed riding motorcycles and playing golf but his true passion was preaching, teaching and sharing the word of God.

He united in marriage to Diane Robinson April 22, 2004.

Besides his wife, Diane Robinson Whitley of Campbellsville, he is survived by three daughters: Sharalynn Jenise Whitley of Campbellsville, Becky Whitley Lockhart and husband, Dana of Versailles and Melissa Whitley Hunter of Louisville; four grandchildren: Bea Lockhart, Micah Hunter, Asher Hunter and Nate Hunter; his mother, Korine Boston Whitley of Campbellsville; two brothers: Greg Whitley and wife, Gayle of Campbellsville and Todd Whitley and wife, Trisha of Mandeville, Louisiana; special friend, Casey Seaborne of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Rev. Charles Lantis Whitley, 67, Campbellsville, KY (1951-2019)

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