CARTHAGE
Robert C. Whitaker, age 65, died Wednesday at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Chuck Plowman.
A native of Moore County he was the son of the late William 'Eck' Whitaker and Sue Porter Whitaker. He was a graduate of Union Pines High School and a US Army veteran. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service where he worked for many years.
Survivors include: daughters, Kim Whitaker of Southern Pines, Pam Whitaker of Phoenix, AZ; son Brian Whitaker of Carthage; a sister Linda Reynolds and husband Richard of Carthage; brother Tommy Whitaker & wife, Beth of Carthage.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home and other times at the residence of Robert Whitaker.
Memorials may be made to: Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Moore County Chapter 83, 910.947.2821, or Celiac Disease Foundation, 13251 Ventura Blvd Ste 1, Studio City CA 91604.
Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Pam, Kim and Brian,
    I’m sorry to hear about your Dad. I always enjoyed talking to him any time we ran into each other. I remembered when your family lived on the same street that I lived on growing up and as someone noted earlier he was a great neigh

  2. Dear Whitaker Family I am so very sorry to hear about Robert it has been so many years since I have seen him. Our deepest symapthy. Linda Tew Addington (The Tew Family) Our prays are with all of you.

  3. From when we first moved into our house across from Robert’s, he made us feel welcome in the neighborhood. Over the years, he let us know his offer of "If you need anything, just holler" was more than empty words. We couldn’t have asked for a be

  4. Pam, Kim, and Brian, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I wish I could have seen you all over the weekend but I have been out of state. Just remember he will always be looking down you and protecting you. His

  5. I have enjoyed getting to know and pick with Robert aka."Turtle" over the years he will be greatly missed.His family is in my thoughts and prayers

  6. The service was so nice at the graveside. I couldn’t help but remember all our hard work growing up and all that hard play to go with it. It was so much fun when we all got together too. We would have tables and tables of food, lots of laughter and fun, a

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