Joseph Raymond “J.R.” Whitfield, 47, died Saturday, January 3, 2009.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at Hobgood Cemetery in Hobgood. Ed Conner will be presiding.
J.R. was preceded in death by his father, George Whitfield.
He is survived by his mother, Mamie Lee Whitfield; sisters, Amy Byrum and husband John of Tarboro and Judy Brown and husband Ronnie of Lewiston; and brothers, Tommy Whitfield and wife Lorraine of Wilson and George Whitfield and wife Mary Sue and Ronald Whitfield and wife Kay all of Greenville.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Nahalah Presbyterian Church, c/o Elbert Phelps, 587 Poor Road, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.