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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Apr 14, 2014

Funeral services were held today for Nashville attorney Raymond C. "Jack" Whiteaker, who died Wednesday (April 9). He was 86. A Nashville native and graduate of Vanderbilt University, Whiteaker served in the U.S. Navy before returning to receive degrees at Vanderbilt and New York University law schools. Whiteaker was on the legal staff of Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph for many years before retiring in 1991 as general counsel for Tennessee. He later co-founded a Nashville firm where he continued to practice for 10 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Belle Meade United Methodist Church or Richland Place.