George "Buzz" Alan Whisman
October 3, 1940 - May 3, 2018

George “Buzz” Whisman, 77, of Palatka passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

George was born and raised in Jacksonville and was a graduate of Paxon High School. He had been a resident of Palatka for the past 24 years, coming from St. Augustine. He was a retired construction supervisor. He enjoyed taking care of his horses. His friends became as family to him. His family was very special in his life.

Preceding him in death were his parents and Dorothy Jenkins Whisman.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Robin Whisman of Palatka; four daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Gary Harrison of Jacksonville, Beverly Ross of St. Augustine, Alex and Dave Russell of Middleburg, and Samantha and Ashton Carlyon of Washington; a son and daughter-in-law, Fred “Buzzie” and Doris Whisman of Jacksonville; a sister, Audrey Gayle Pelkey of Jacksonville; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private memorial services will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be sent to American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231-4596 ( or Alzheimer’s Association, 4237 Salisbury Rd., #406, Jacksonville, FL 32216.

Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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