Jaylen LeRashon Whitley, age 26, Danville formerly of Harrodsburg passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Ephraim McDowell Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg. Born May 26, 1994 in Danville, he was the son of Jeffrey L. Whitley and Robin Stigall both of Danville. Jaylen was a 2012 graduate of Mercer County High School where he played football for the Titans. He was an employee of American Greeting in Danville, loved to listen to music and was a member of the Centennial Baptist Church in Harrodsburg.
Survivors other than his father and mother include: one brother Daiquon (Casey) Whitley of Caledonia, MS; one niece Karsyn Whitley and one nephew Paxton Whitley.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Sims Funeral Services with Pastor Donald Wayne Smith and Bro. Barry Bowman presiding. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers are Russell Mays, Isaiah Burrus, Braxton Bean, Elijah Mays, Donavon Ellis, and Brandon Ford.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 11:00 am until time of services at Sims Funeral Services.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com where the website for the live broadcast of the funeral service may be found or go to your web browser at: http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/46538 to view the live broadcast.
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