Johnny M. Whitfield 75, of Providence, KY passed away at his home on Monday May 6, 2019. He was a retired coal miner having worked for several coal mines in his 48 year career. He was a Christian and loved to play golf. He was a US Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife Edith Mae Whitfield in 2018. He is survived by his 2 sons Johnny “Chip” Whitfield Jr of Paducah, KY and William Michael Whitfield of Providence, KY; a favorite cousin Mae Mae Cobb of Morton’s Gap, KY; 7 grandchildren Meagan, Katie, Jordan, Rachael, Kailey, Dakota and Dylan; 8 great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 11am at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Morton’s Gap, KY. Rev. Nathan Bone will officiate. Visitation will be from 9am until service time at the church. Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com
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