Travis James Whitener was born December 26, 1973 in Chickasha, the son of Steve Whitener and Judy Christian Whitener. He died Friday, March 7, 2014 in Lindsay, Oklahoma.
In 1992, Travis graduated from Buffalo Valley High School located in Buffalo Valley, Oklahoma. He went on to work at Walmart in the automotive department as a management trainee and later as a roofer.
He was a cowboy and enjoyed woodwork, fishing, playing basketball, tinkering with classic cars, and shooting a game of pool.
He was preceded in death by his father, Steve Whitener and his mother, Judy Christian Brown; his uncle, Larry Christian; both of his grandfathers, Albert Whitener and Henry Christian; and his step-father, Roy Brown.
Survivors include his son, Damon Miller of Chickasha; sister, Diedrea Holder and her husband, David of Verden; both grandmothers, Cora Whitener and Edna Christian of Chickasha; aunt, Kathy Rhodes of Chickasha; cousins, Johnathan Christian and Jeffrey Rhodes of Chickasha, and Jerad Rhodes and his wife, Tiffany of Moore; nieces, Destiny Beets-Holder and Kaylee Holder of Verden; step-brother, Osceola Brown of Sand Springs; as well as many other family members and friends.
Interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.