Obituaries

November 9, 2013

William Charles ‘Billy’ Whitfield

Mr. William Charles “Billy”  Whitfield, 78, of Dalton, departed this life Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the local hospital.

Billy was born Sept. 20, 1935, a son of the late Otis and Cleo Whitfield. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Farris, Olan, J.C., Travis, and Dink Whitfield; sister, Lee Gravett. He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Patricia Wilson Whitfield of the residence; daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Michael Babb Sr., Kimberlee and Thomas Redwine of Dalton; son, Tony Whitfield of Calhoun; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby Whitfield, Trammell and Betty Whitfield of Calhoun, Kenneth and Linda Whitfield of Greenacres, Fla.; grandchildren, TaLisa, JoAnna, Mike Jr., Stephanie, Matthew, and Nathan; great-grandson, Jayvid; several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. William Charles “Billy” Whitfield are today at 2 p.m. from Dug Gap Baptist Church with Dr. Byron Edens officiating.

He will be at the church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

 

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