Robert E. Whitlatch, 62, of Parkersburg, died December 18, 2001, at
Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital. |
He was born March 21, 1939, a son of the late James Dorr and Alma J. Roach
Whitlatch. He was retired from GE Plastics with more than 30 years of service.
He was a lifetime member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where he was a
member of the Methodist Men and secretary of the Crusaders Sunday School
He was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard and a graduate of Eastern High
School, where he played basketball and football.
He was also an avid golfer, enjoyed boating, car shows and most of all, his family.
He is survived by one son, Jay Whitlatch of Huntington, WV; one daughter,
Debra Ann Eddy and her husband, Joe of Wheeling, WV; one brother, J.D. Whitlatch
and his wife, Marsha Jean of Vienna, WV; his fiancee, Terri Bond of Parkersburg; one
niece, Kelli Beymer of Hopewell, VA.; and several other aunts, uncles, nieces and
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Leavitt Funeral Home of Parkersburg.
Reverend James Burdette of Trinity United Methodist Church and Reverend
William DeMoss of Christ United Methodist Church of Wheeling, WV will
officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens with military graveside rites by
the American Legion Post 15. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the
Memorial Contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O.
Box 3085, Parkersburg, WV 26103.