FC: OUR FATHER'S LEGACY . | Robert Edgar Whitt, Sr. 1930-2003
1: Daddy around age 9 years old pictured with the bike shared by all the children | Daddy as a boy with Great Grandfather Alonzo Whitt (Center) Pappaw Lonnie Whitt (Right) & Uncle Ern Whitt (Left) | Daddy with his father, Pappaw Whitt & brother, Edgel | The Ol' Whitt Homeplace on Davis Branch in Rush, Ky
2: HIGHLY DECORATED.... EARNING 5 BRONZE STARS WHILE SERVING IN THE KOREAN WAR AND WAS ALSO STATIONED IN JAPAN
3: THE MILITARY YEARS | CLOWNING AROUND & PLAYING MUSIC WITH HIS ARMY BUDDIES
4: OUR MOTHER BETTY RUTH HOLBROOK WHITT | MOM & Lil' VICKIE LYNN
5: "To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world." | The Younger Years Dad & Mom withVickie Lynn, Bobby Jr., & Little Betsy | Lil' Bobby Jr. leading Lil' Betsy Elaine "Oh No!" | Dad & Mom take young Vickie, Bobby, & Betsy to visit Mammaw Bea
6: MERRY CHRISTMAS DAD, MOM, VICKIE LYNN BOBBY JR. & BETSY
7: LIKE FATHER... LIKE SON MAKING CHRISTMAS MUSIC | Vickie, Bobby & Betsy in the snow
8: Vickie, Bobby, & Betsy Fun in the tub! | Dad & Young Betsy | "Stick'm up!" | Playin'in the dirt at Mammaw Bea's with Lil' Uncle Stanley | Daddy.... the face of a hard-working man | Playing with Vickie's friend, Jane Rice from the neighborhood
9: Mom & Dad welcome twins...... Lois & Larry | Vickie carrying Little Lois! | Mom & Aunt Jenny watch the twins while Big Brother Bobby plays in the back yard
10: Mom & Big Brother Bobby enjoying a day in the sun with Kim & Leesa | The youngest ones came along in the sixties: Kimberly & Leesa | The older kids..... teenager Vickie, Bobby, Betsy with Lois & Larry | The family pet... Sloopy the cat | ...as a Leesa bug!
11: A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. | Kim & Leesa with Vickie's Baby Angie | Dad enjoying a day outdoors with Larry, Kim, Leesa, & 1st grand baby, Angie | Bobby & Larry clowning around | Big Sisters Betsy & Lois playing with Baby Kimmie
12: "The Growing Years" Larry, Leesa, Kim, Angie, & Lois | Bobby kills him a snake!! | Holidays.. thru the years with the younger kids | Fun in the bath for Kim & Leesa 1971 | Betsy goes to the Prom! | Vickie visiting Mom on England Hill | Betsy @ Easter
13: School Days
14: Visiting Pappaw & Mammaw Whitt Dad, Betsy, Kim, & Leesa | Dad posing for a pic with his beloved Mother... our Grandma Edna Whitt | Larry with Mammaw & Pappaw
15: Our Daddy.... thru the years
16: Fun Family Times... | Throughout the Years!
18: Dad & Lois.... Mom & Dad with Leesa | Dad in Drag....and a tie? Always a clown!! But.....who had the bigger hair? | Mom & Dad with Lil' Matt along with Betsy, Lois, & Leesa @ Kim's best friend, Tisha's wedding in 1986 | Vickie & Leesa have a good laugh!
19: "Father of the Bride" | Dad walks both Kim & Leesa down the isle. Lois & Greg's wedding & Mom with Bobby, Betsy, Lois, & Kim at Larry & Karen's wedding
20: Brothers & Sisters | The Whitt Kids....we all grew up! | Bob Jr. | Betsy Elaine | Vickie Lynn | Kimberly Anne & Leesa Gayle | Larry Ray & Lois Gaye
21: Vickie with Angie & Baby Donna..... then Gina Marie came along | Pappaw with Angie in front of the "Blue Buford" | Lil' Gina | Vickie's girls with Aunt Leesa.... Lil' Donna plays dress-up with Mammaw! | The Grandchildren | Daddy Steve with Young Angie & Lil' Donna Ruth | Young Angie & Lil' Gina with Daddy Steve & Grandmother Marie | Happy Easter, Donna! | Angie's Sr. year... Donna & Gina as teens | Vickie, Angie, & Lil' Gina visiting Mammaw
22: The Grandchildren | Pappaw opening a gift with Jesse... Pretty Lil' Erin | Bobby with Mom | Pappaw with Erin & a friend | Daddy Bob with grown Jesse & Erin | Aunt Betsy with Bobby's Baby Jesse & Baby Erin with Mammaw | Lil' Robert Jesse as ringbearer in Aunt Leesa's wedding
23: The Grandchildren | Pappaw with Betsy's Michael Lee Short | Might have another musician in the family....just like his Pappaw! | Mikie with Aunts Kim & Leesa | Pappaw helps Lil' Mikie down the steps on his 1st B-day! | Baby Michael being carried by Aunt Leesa with Pappaw looking on | Betsy with Mom | Momma Betsy & Young Michael | Betsy & Brian | Baby Michael with Great- Grandma Bea
24: The Grandchildren | Pappaw opening a gift with Young Gavin | Brothers Gavin Ross & Gerod Ray | Young Gerod.... just hangin' with Pappaw & lookin' pretty hip! | Pappaw with newest grandson.... Larry's Baby Gerod | Larry with Mom | Larry & Karen's Family... Gerod & Jason Gavin with Joanna Jeremy with Baby Jaren | Dad with Larry & son-in-law Greg | Lil' Gerod with both Pappaw & Mammaw Whitt | Young Gavin
25: The Grandchildren | J.T. jumping out of Pappaw's arms! | Pappaw & Aunt Betsy playing Santa for Lil' J.T. | J.T. having a serious talk with Great-Grandma Bea over some cake | Pretty Little Granddaughters Stephanie & Heather | Lois's Young James Thomas Holt | Pappaw watches J.T. enjoy a birthday party! | Greg & Lois's Family | Momma Lois with Young J.T. | Lois & Larry wit Mom
26: The Grandchildren | Pappaw & Mammaw with Young Matthew | Brothers James Matthew & Benjamin Allen Clare | Aunt Leesa carrying Kim's 1st born Baby Matthew | Cousins... Matthew 6 mos. with J.T. 3 mos. | Matt & Ben at Easter | Ben with Uncle Denny Whitt & Momma Kim Matt & Ben hangin' on their Pappaw | Kim with sons Matthew & Ben with Great-Grandma Bea & Mammaw Betty | Lil' Matt with Pappaw | Mike & Kim | Kim saying goodbye to Mom.. back to S.C.
27: The Grandchildren | Leesa's 1st born Lauren Ashley | Pappaw with Leesa's 2nd Baby Lindsey Morgan | Pappaw holding newborn Lauren | Pappaw carrying Leesa's newest... Lil' baby Lakyn Elise | Little Lauren with Pappaw & Mammaw | Baby "Lauren the Clown" trick or treats at Pappaw & Mammaw's | Kevin & Leesa... The West Family | Dad with Leesa & granddaughters Lauren & Lindsey | Leesa with Mom | Leesa has a boy!! Kaiden
28: THE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN | 6 Generations! Gina & grandson, Shelby's baby Eli pictured with great-Great maternal Grandmothers Bea & Betty | Pappaw with great grandchild.. gina's young shelby | Angie showing off her pregnantbelly to shelby while carrying travis! | Donna with 1st born, & 1st great-grandbaby michael!! | Donna's Michael & Jennifer blevins | Pappaw holding great-grand son, Travis | Bobby's Erin with great grandsons Aiden Levi & Keethan james | Great-granddaugter cheyenne whitt | Bob's jesse & amanda with baby cheyenne... turning one!! | Proud grandpa Bob! | "travis no. 1 !!"
29: the great-grandchildren | great grandchildren Micah & baby jacob with their grandpa mike short, sr. | Pappaw with Mike, son jacob & grandson, J.t. | lil' micah loves her great-pappaw & pappy brian! | Pappaw was really enjoying new great-grandbaby micah! | betsy's family Mike, Micah, & jacob | larry & karen's pretty lil' granddaughters jay's allison & bailey | larry & karen's grandson... jeremy's baby jaren loves to ride with his pappaw! | Leesa's lauren with bradley are the proud parents of the youngest great-grandbaby... | ...miss braylie alexa!
30: Fun with Pappaw & Mammaw | ..... | Our Dad loved to see the children have a great time!
31: ..... | Fun with Pappaw & Mammaw
34: Dad playing his Dobro and his treasured steel guitars pictured | "The Man & His Music... A Natural-Born Talent"
35: Dad playing music thru the years with sons, Bobby Jr. & Larry | Like Father... Like Son | Dad & Larry playing for Mammaw Bea
36: "Blue Grass Convention" | Dad with his bandmates & life-long friends... Jude Conley, Pat Steele & others | Dad playing with Jude (Blocky) & Forrest
37: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. -Joyce Brothers | Family Reunions | Dad with Uncle Denny, friend Gary Harmon, along with Brian & Betsy | Dad playing with Uncle Edgel & Cousin Corky | Dad plays for Cousin Jimmy Holcomb...he loved listening to Bob play | Dad looked forward to playing the family reunions at Mammaw Bea's home where he was always a hit! | Dad with Mom, Mammaw Bea, Uncle Howard & Aunt Mary | Dad plays dobro while Mom, Aunt Dianne & Edgel sing | Nephew Andy joins in on the mandolin | Dad plays with life-long friend Forrest | Dad plays with Uncles, Edgel & Roger & Stan Stonerock
38: Fun at Grandma Bea's & Mom & Dad's home | ..... | "Queen Bea" | Mom speaks with Mammaw & Uncle Johnny | Cousin Patty with Mammaw & Mom with Mammaw, Aunt Margaret & Great-Aunt Avon | Dad enjoying time with Uncle Roger & Cousin Jimmy Holcomb | Mom & Karen enjoying Larry's playing.... & Dad, Betsy, & Donna visiting with Uncle Vaughn & Corky
39: ..... | Fun with The Whitt Family | Whitt Reunion of 1991 | Dad with Sisters, Aunts Molly, Phyllis, & Sherry & neices | Brothers! Dad, Edgel, & Denny
40: "Cherish your yesterdays, dream about tomorrow but live for today" | 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary 1978 | Grandparents Lonnie C. & Edna Smith Whitt
41: Whitt Family | Brothers: Dad, Edgel, Dennis, Lonnie, Jr., & Marvin (Buddy) Sisters: Jenny Carol, Phyllis, Molly, Sherry, & (Junaita was deceased in 1964)
42: "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." -George Santayana | Our Dad..."Electric Bob...with his Disco Dobro!" Always a Clown!!!
43: "I'm so lucky as can be for the World's Greatest Dad belonged to me!"