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    Friday, January 12 2018
    James L.

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 04:52 am   |  Permalink   |  2 Comments  |  Email
    I'm sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
    Posted by Judy Sharpe-Singer on 01/16/2018 - 04:13 PM
    Dear Bill,I was sorry to hear about your brother.
    Posted by Kathy Kirby on 01/19/2018 - 11:33 AM

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    James L. “Oscar” Whittaker, Jr., 75, of Summerville, FL and formerly of Greensboro, NC joined his family in Heaven on Jan. 12, 2018. He was pre-ceded in death by his parents, James L. and Ruth Patterson Whittaker and sisters, Wanda Anderson, Peggy Whittaker and Cynthia Crafton. He is survived by his son, Johnny Whittaker (Jan) and daughter, Annlea Whittaker; grandchildren, Zach Whittaker and Lindsey Whittaker; 7 great-grandchildren; his brother, William “Bill” Whittaker; soulmate, Eileen Mock and devoted niece, Debbie Thorpe. Oscar was a HVAC salesman for many years. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his sisters. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at 11am in the Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, Va. where the family will receive friends Saturday from 10am until start of services. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the Lunenburg Health Services, P.O. Box 121, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be made at

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      P.O. Box 96
      2300 Nottoway Blvd.
          Victoria, Virginia 23974   
      Phone: (434) 696-5502
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      110 E. Fifth Avenue
          Kenbridge, Virginia 23944   
      Phone: (434) 676-8281
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