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Harold E. McWHORTER

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McWHORTER, Harold E. Harold E. McWhorter - 11/06/12. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, born October 4, 1930 in Owensboro, Georgia, married 62 years to his high school sweetheart, Joanne Whittle McWhorter, and resident of Roswell for over 48 years. Survived by two siblings Bobby James McWhorter of Macon, Georgia and Autry Marcus McWhorter of Pitts, Georgia; two children, Donna McWhorter Gulley of Sugarland, Texas and Glyn McWhorter of Alpharetta, Georgia; three grandchildren Katie Gulley Coffey of Tacoma Washington; Nathaniel McWhorter of Anniston, Alabama, Sean McWhorter of Alpharetta, Georgia and Justin McWhorter of Canton, Georgia, and five great-grandchildren Eowyn and Blazin Wyatt Austin Coffey and Rylan Hope, Elizabeth Jean and David Blake McWhorter. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Harold graduated from Southern Tech before beginning his career at Univac Corporation as a mainframe computer engineer, where he was later named Employee of the Year. He retired after 30 years of service in 1986. He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Roswell, avid baseball fan and fisherman, and deeply devoted to his family. Visitation will be held at Northside Chapel, Roswell from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, November, 8th. Funeral services to be held at First Baptist Church Roswell at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, with a family graveside service to follow at Christian Home Baptist Church in his hometown of Rochelle, Georgia on Friday afternoon.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 7, 2012
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