Robert Joseph Whisenant, Jr.

Robert Joseph Whisenant, Jr.

Windsor, VA
11.29.1961 - 02.09.2021

Robert “Robbie” Joseph Whisenant, Jr, a loving father, pawpaw, brother, son, and uncle of Windsor died February 9, 2021. He is the son of Robert “Bob” Joseph Whisenant, Sr., and Lenora Jean Atkinson Whisenant.

Robbie worked at Smithfield Packing for over 30 years as a fabricator and welder, and was nick named Hog Head. Prior to working at Smithfield Packing, he worked for J.E. Nash & Son Logging. He loved his children, and his grandkids, they were the light of his life. He also enjoyed telling jokes and family gatherings. At the family gatherings he was always the first to arrive and the last to leave. Robbie also enjoyed building go carts and going to the beach with his family.

Besides his parents he is survived by his daughter, Amber W. Belcher (Eddie) of Ivor; son, Bryan Cash of Edenton, NC; grandchildren, Bryce Porter, Briana Porter, Christian Cash, Hailey Cash, Nigel Cash, Allister Cash; one great granddaughter Emma Grace; sister, Amy W. Rose (Mark); brother, Jeff Whisenant (Sherri); former wife, Donna C. Hollowell; nieces, nephews, very special great nieces and a great nephew that he loved greatly.

A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Billy Gardner on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 2 PM in the R.W Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. Burial will be in Ivor Cemetery. Robbie will be available for viewing on Friday from 9 AM until the service. Condolences may be registered at


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

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


Dear Family,

I know it is hard but we have to let go and let God take the emptiness we are feeling. With lot of love and prayers, you will get through each and everyday. Please know God will give you the strength you need to take those days as they come.

I am just a phone call away, if you need me.

Love you all.

Wanda Collins

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Nancy, Phyllis & Family

Nancy Scott, Phyllis Bryant & Family

Jean &. Bob, Amy & Jeff and family

Sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family. We are here if you need anything

Susan &David Smith &family

Sending prayers for strength may your family be comforted with peace and love for each other!

David & April McCully &Family

Bob, Jean Jeff and Amy
So sorry to hear about Robbie. The entire family is in our Prayers.

Jimmy Nash

Bob,Jean,Jeff, Amy.Ambe and families
Wayne and I send our deepest sympathies in the loss of Robbie. We rejoice in knowing God welcomed Robbie home and will wrap his arms around us and give us comfort as we feel the ache of Robbie not present here with us, but yet he will be here always in our hearts through loving memories we made, May those memories sustain you through the days and weeks to come

Wayne & Connie Carr

Connie Carr

Bob, Jean, Amy & Jeff my condolences & deepest sympathies....thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Lots of love ❤

Sherrie Taylor

Rob, Jean, Amy, Jeff, and family,
John and I are so sorry for your loss. My heart hurts for you. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult days. Anytime you need someone to talk too or just to listen, know I am available.
Much love, Nancy Moore

John and Nancy Moore

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May memories bring peace in your heart and a smile on your face.

Peggy and Meredith ( Mutt) Outten

Sending my love to you all !!! Always loved Robbie —— what a great man! Hold on to the great memories! ❤️

Dawn Roach

To Robbie’s family,
We are sorry to hear about Robbie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Keep the memories in your hearts for he will be missed.

Robert, Teresa Dickerson & family

To Robbie's family. Please know my prayers are with you at this time and also later on.God loves you and he had a reason for taking Robbie. We know that he will be missed but the memories we have, shall make him live on. Bob, Jean, Amy,Jeff and his extended family we know Robbie is at peace now.

Judth Doles Radford

God will be there every step of the way. Deepest sympathy for the family.

Donna & Doug Rose

My deepest sympathy for you and your family Jeff. Robbie was a great man and a very intelligent man! Robbie will be missed dearly!

Scott Millard

Jean & Bob
I was very sorry to hear about the passing of Robbie. May God hold you in his loving embrace to keep you strong. Your family are in my prayers.

Roberta Giles Lindsay

To Jeff and family, My deepest sympathies on the loss of Robbie. He was a spirited person and gifted craftsman.

Ruth DeBrito

Jean, Bob, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will wrap you in his love and give you peace and comfort during this very sad time. Know that you have friends and family that are lifting you up in prayer. Blessings to all of you.

Nellie Stephenson

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