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Charlie Lee WHITAKER

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WHITAKER, Charlie Lee

Charlie Lee Whitaker, 91, of Windsor, beloved husband of the late Jeannette "Jan" Whitaker, passed away Monday, (September 2, 2013) in his home. Son of the late William Riley Whitaker and Susie Mae (Lee) Whitaker, Charlie was born in Cedar Bluff, Virginia on October 8, 1921. After four years of playing football at Richlands High School in Tazewell County, Charlie graduated and enlisted in the United States Army in 1940. He honorably served during World War II in the Army Air Corps receiving the rank of Staff Sergeant in May of 1942. Upon the completion of his military service, Charlie relocated to Connecticut where he worked for Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford for many years retiring as the General Foreman. He leaves a son, Gary L. Whitaker and his wife Margie Nolan Whitaker of Windsor; a daughter, Jane Whitaker of Windsor; a grandson, Nolan L. Whitaker; and a special niece, Frances McGlothin of Cedar Bluff, VA. In addition to his wife Jan, Charlie was predeceased by a son, Sherrill "Shaun" Nielsen, three brothers, and four sisters.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday in the chapel of Carmon Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue in Windsor with burial and military honors following at Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Masonicare Partners: Home Health and Hospice, 111 Founders Plaza, East Hartford, CT 06108. To send notes of condolence, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.




Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 5, 2013
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