Aaron Gabriel Whitaker

Aaron Gabriel Whitaker

Carthage, NC
Aaron Gabriel Whitaker, age 24 recently of Goldston and formerly of Carthage died Wednesday (April 11, 2007) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Friday at Culdee Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Chris Bobo. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore he was a son of Russell and Mary Ruth Blue Whitaker. He was a graduate of Union Pines class of 2000. He graduated from Sandhills Community College criminal justice program and BLET in 2002. Upon graduation he worked for a brief time as an auxiliary officer for the Carthage Police Department then with the Moore County Sheriffs Department until 2006. In February he went to work with Chatham County Sheriffs Department where he was still employed.
In addition to his parents he is survived by: a son Preston Ryan Whitaker; sister Abby and husband Luke Governdale of Charlotte.
The family will friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage from 6:00 —8:00 PM Thursday and other times at the residence of Russell and Mary Ruth Whitaker, 5836 NC Highway 22, Carthage.
Memorials may be made to: Chatham County Sheriff's Department, P.O. Box 429, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or the Moore County Sheriff's Department, P.O. Box 40, Carthage, NC 28327.
Online condolences may be made at: www.fryandprickett.com.

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Carthage, NC
Aaron Gabriel Whitaker, age 24 recently of Goldston and formerly of Carthage died Wednesday (April 11, 2007) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Friday at Culdee Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Chris Bobo. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore he was a son of Russell and Mary Ruth Blue Whitaker. He was a graduate of Union Pines class of 2000. He graduated from Sandhills Community College criminal justice program and BLET in 2002. Upon graduation he worked for a brief time as an auxiliary officer for the Carthage Police Department then with the Moore County Sheriffs Department until 2006. In February he went to work with Chatham County Sheriffs Department where he was still employed. Aaron was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed fishing at the coast and hunting.
In addition to his parents he is survived by: a son Preston Ryan Whitaker; sister Abby and husband Luke Governale of Charlotte; grandmother Louise Blue of Carthage.
The family will friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage from 6:00 —8:00 PM Thursday and other times at the residence of Russell and Mary Ruth Whitaker, 5836 NC Highway 22, Carthage.
Memorials may be made to: Chatham County Sheriff's Department, P.O. Box 429, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or the Moore County Sheriff's Department, P.O. Box 40, Carthage, NC 28327.
Online condolences may be made at: www.fryandprickett.com.

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  1. Abby and family:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I know you and your brother were close. Please know that I\’m thinkng about you and praying for you.
    Faye

  2. To the family of Aaron: situations like this are very hard, but never doubt that God is and will be with you right now and in the days to come. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and keep you during this time.

  3. I was very sorry to hear about your loss. I did not personally know Aaron but am a fellow Chatham County employee. I too used to work for Moore County and moved to Chatham County. I just learned that Aaron bought a home about 3-4 miles from my family.

  4. To The Family of Aaron Whitaker,
    I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am for your loss. I work for the county and met Aaron a couple of weeks ago. Just from that initial conversation I knew how wonderful and friendly person he was and what an as

  5. Aaron was a one of a kind.He will forever be loved and missed by many. I will always remember the smile that he always wore. No matter what was going on in his life he still wore that smile. He will forever be in my heart, on my mind, in my thoughts and i

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss.
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  7. I just want to say that I cant believe this has happened. I havent known Aaron but just a couple of years but he was a wonderful person and I could tell he loved his job. My thoughts and prayers go to his family.

  8. TO THE FAMILY,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I can\’t not even begin to say how great of a guy Aaron was and how big that boys heart is.. I recentley got back in contact with Aaron and it was like we hadn\’t skipped a beat, he was always a great fri

  9. Dear Abby, Luke & Family,
    Words can\’t express how sorry I am for your loss. The few times that I met Aaron, I could tell he brought a lot of joy to everyone\’s lives that he touched. Abby, he looked so proud of you at your wedding and I know he

  10. Dearest Mary Ruth, Russell and Abby,
    our sincerest and deepest condolences go out to you. we will always remeber aarons\’ smile and easy going nature. It was a joy to experience ball with him for a number of years. You will be in our prayers .

  11. I am sooo sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you through this tough time. He was a great cop and an even better friend.

  12. I am sooo sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you through this tough time. He was a great cop and an even better friend.

  13. I don\’t even know where to begin. My memories of Aaron are all happy ones. I\’ll never forget his 16th birthday party…only Aaron could pull off throwing a party that only consisted of the woods below your house and a big fire. Nothing else was needed a

  14. I wanted to send my condolences to ya\’ll. I wish I could have come tonight but I had to go to class. I love ya\’ll even though we don\’t get to see each other very often but the times we sare are special. In case you were wondering who I am, I am Larry a

  15. Whitaker Family,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please let me know.
    Love,
    Beth Cagle-Lingefeldt

  16. I didn\’t know Aaron, but I knew of him and was in school with Abby. I can\’t imagine what it must feel like to lose your only sibling. I know this is a sad time for all who knew Aaron, I wish I could have been there in person to pay my respects.

  17. Aaron was an amazing, funny and caring person who will remain in my heart. I will charish his memory in my thoughts.

  18. Hello,
    My husband and I went to school with Aaron and when we heard about the accident we were in shock. We are Aaron\’s age and have a 2 year old- I can\’t imagine the pain you are feeling. I am so sorry for your great loss. I never once saw him wh

  19. To the Whitaker Family:
    Aaron was a great friend to me in high school. I will always remember his smile….it could brighten anyone\’s day!!! I saw him not too long ago & he greeted me with the same smile and a big hug!!!!!
    The family is

  20. Mama emailed me early Wednesday morning while I was at work to tell me what happened. I\’m deeply sadden and sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there to express my sympathies in person, but I know you guys are all surrounded by people that care about

  21. I did not know Aaron long, as he was new to our community, but my interactions with him were always positive. I found him to be a gentle man, with a great smile, and kind heart, who loved his job and upheld the duties of his position with great regard and

  22. I am the guy that sent Aaron to his chicken fight….
    In just the short time since I met Aaron I could tell he was a great guy. I actually got to work with him on Tuesday afternoon when he did his special assignment and we were cutting up and carryin

  23. Aaron will always be remembered for his charm, sense of humor and thoughtfulness. He will be forever loved. God Bless You!

  24. I can\’t even begin to say how sorry I am for all of you. You have always been so special to me, from my earliest years at Culdee & Mary Ruth was my favorite Sunday School teacher.
    You are all in my thoughts & prayers….the thoughts & p

  25. In Aaron\’s BLET class he was my favorite. He would give me a hug every morning. After he graduated he started calling me \"mama\" which he knew bugged me. But that was Aaron, always looking for a laugh. When he attended required classes at the

  26. Aaron was soo fun to be around. I always had a blast hanging out with him and laughing. You\’ve rasied a great son. He\’s in the hands of God and I know he is watching over all of us.
    In great sympathy
    Songi

  27. IT IS REALLY A BIG LOSS AND IAM DIFFINITELY SHOCKED THAT HE IS GONE. I HAD THE PLEASURE OF KNOWING HIM FOR A LONG TIME AND WORKING WITH HIM FOR A SHORT WHILE.HE WAS TRUELY A GREAT GUY AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL THAT KNEW HIM. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY

  28. Mr. and Mrs. Whitaker
    I am so sorry for your loss. I have only known Aaron for a few years (when he was a Moore Co. Deputy). But Mrs. Whitaker has been my guardian angel for around 20 years. If there is anything I can do for you please don\’t hesitat

  29. Very sorry to hear about this. I didn\’t see Aaron very often but he was always very sweet and polite when i did. The family is in my prayers.

  30. We were deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Aaron, my cousin Mary Ruth\’s son. Please accept our sincere condolences and call on us for anything we can do.
    I know that Aaron had a good and fulfilling, though
    tragically short life. You

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