Gilbert Henry Whitley, Jr.

Gilbert Henry Whitley, Jr.

Ivor, VA
01.05.1948 - 09.27.2018
Birthplace
VA
Served in the
Army

Gilbert Henry Whitley, Jr. passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 27, 2018. He was the son of the late Gilbert Henry Whitley, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Williams. Gil was a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church in Smithfield. He served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and retired from Newport News Shipyard after 40 years of employment. Gil was a loving and devoted husband, daddy, “Pop Pop”, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Linda B. Whitley; daughter, Tammy Mouring and husband, Ken; son, Timothy G. Whitley and wife, Angela; grandchildren, Jayson, Molly, Megan, Jeffery, Tyler, Nicolas, Kenny, Kevin, Charles, Kenson, Adam, and Samantha; brothers, James Whitley and wife, Karen, Michael Whitley, Ronnie Whitley and wife, Luanne, and Mark Whitley and wife, Rhonda.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Monday, October 1, 2018 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel with Pastor Greg Gray officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow the service at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting memorial donations in memory of Gil. Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com.

 
Visitation
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R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

Service
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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

Cemetery
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Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
5310 Milners Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

Guestbook

Our thoughts & prayer's are with you, Linda and all your family. Gil was always such a great guy and I know you and the family will really miss him! Keep looking up! Love all of you!

Richard & Lois (Sadler) Taylor

Thinking of you Linda the children, and all the grandchildren at this time. Gil was always special to his family and friends. He will surely be missed by all of us. Good Christian. Loved him and all the rest of you.

My Love to all of you,
Aunt Louise

Louise W. Parker

My sincere condolences goes out to the family during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort in God's promise at Revelation 21:3,4 where we look forward to a time when there will be no more pain and death any more.  For additional comfort please visit this website: https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/what-is-the-resurrectio….

Hope

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sandy Johnson

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