Shawn Mathew Whitt

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Shawn Mathew Whitt

October 08, 1978 - December 02, 2018

Shawn Mathew Whitt Shawn Mathew Whitt, 40, of Ashland, son of Gary and Sharon Hall Whitt, was carried home by a band of angels, December 2 in Kings Daughters Medical Center following a life long battle with cerebral palsy. He attended the cerebral palsy school, Russell Independent, and Ashland Active Daycare.
Shawn was born October 8, 1978 in Ashland, Kentucky. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are 2 brothers, Mark R. Whitt (Anita) of Catlettsburg, Kentucky and Kevin (Susan) Whitt of Ashland, Kentucky; a niece, Hope Whitt; and 3 nephews, Michael Poplin, Brandon Whitt, and Jared Whitt.
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 6 at 1 p.m. at Preston Family Funeral Home by Brother Leo Ison and Brother Steve Fraley. Burial will be in the Bellefonte Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time. The family would like to send a very special thank you to the wonderful people of Kingsbrook Life Care Center.
Published on December 3, 2018
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Dianna Gussler
Dec 13, 2018
Shawn was a very special and will be greatly missed.
Addison Ferguson
Dec 09, 2018
I work at Kingsbrook, and saw Shawn Whitt day to day and he was one of my favorites. I am so sad to hear this it breaks my heart. Prayers for the family and friends
Alice Brown
Dec 04, 2018
So sorry to hear about Shawn. My Dad (Hillard Holbrook) shared a room with him at Kingsbrook for a short time. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Davy Ann
Dec 04, 2018
So sorry for your loss. We here at kingsbrook will miss him deeply. Sending love and prayers to his family
Dec 04, 2018
My deepest sympathies are sent to Shawn's family. We loved him deeply and everyday he brought us joy. It was our pleasure to take care of him. Kingsbrook will not be the same. Thank you for sharing him with us. He touched so many people. Our love and prayers are with you all.
Bob and Kate Bartram
Dec 04, 2018
So sorry for the loss of your brother. Remembering all the good times with him will help with his passing.