Joe Claude Whittle

Joe Claude Whittle, formerly of Hockessin, passed away unexpectantly Aug. 4, 2018 at his home in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina at the age of 72.

Joe leaves a wife of 51 years, Susan Whittle; son, Jay Whittle; daughter-in -law, Beth Whittle and four beautiful granddaughters, Caitlin, Ashley, Jayme, and Brooklyn. In addition, he leaves a sister, Sally Whittle Stein; brother-in-law Louis Stein; sister-in-law, Carolyn DeLaFleur; brother-in-law Douglas Yeager and his wife Kay, and a "favorite" cousin, Nathan Shealy. There are many nephews who will remember their special "Uncle Joe."

Joe and Susan were founding members of Dream Catchers, a youth group dedicated to providing resources for the youth of our communities. He was so proud of the work being done and was always a great supporter and benefactor.

He would have liked for donations to be made to Dream Catchers, c/o Batesburg-Leesville Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 2178, Leesville, SC 29070 or to the .

Condolences can be sent to the family at 225 Ashley Lane, Leesville, SC 29070.

Published in the Hockessin Community News from Sept. 11 to Sept. 20, 2018