December 29, 2014
Harold Thomas Whitaker, age 70, died Monday, December 29, 2014 at Pinelake Health and Rehab.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December, 31, 2014 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
A native of Scotland County, he was the son of the late William Escar Whitaker and Susana Porter Whitaker. Mr. Whitaker served his country in the United States Marine Corps and retired from the United States Postal Service after 34 years of service. After retirement he worked for ten years with the Food Bank of NC in Southern Pines. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert C. Whitaker.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mildred "Beth" Whitaker; one daughter, Shawn Cagle and husband, Keith of Westmoore; one son, Jarrett Whitaker & wife, Jessica of Sanford; a sister, Linda Reynolds & husband, Richard of Carthage; and five grandchildren, Emily & Ashlyn Cagle and Austin, Caitlyn and Abigail Whitaker.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Food Pantry of Carthage, PO Box 70, Carthage, NC 28327.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Whitaker family.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com