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John Roberson Whitaker, Sr.

January 24, 1945 July 15, 2021
John Roberson Whitaker, Sr.
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Obituary for John Roberson Whitaker, Sr.
John Roberson Whitaker, Sr., 76, of Jamesville died Thursday, July 15, 2021, at his residence in Jamesville surrounded by his loving family.

Born January 24, 1945 in Martin County he was the son of the late Grady Joseph Whitaker and Susie Mae Perry Whitaker and was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Allen Whitaker. John was a retired truck driver and member of Shadow Of The Cross.

His family includes his wife, Mattie Barber Whitaker of Jamesville, N.C.; daughters, Nanette W. Edwards and husband Larry and Dana LaRue and husband Bobby both of Jamesville, N.C.; son, Robbie Whitaker and wife Cheryl of Bear Grass, N.C.; sister, Betty Sue Clifton of Creswell, N.C.; grandchildren, Andy Edwards and wife Elizabeth, Justin Edwards, Larry Edwards and wife Jessica, J.R. Whitaker, Breanna Whitaker, Chase LaRue, Kaleb LaRue, Ashley Alligood and husband Preston, great grandchild, Lucas Scott Alligood.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Shadow Of The Cross with Johnnie Barber and Harvey Ginn officiating. Private family burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm at Shadow Of The Cross and other times at the residence.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.
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