Blacksburg, SC -Fred Mack "Fishbait" Whisnant, 90, of 313 Roberts Street, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at his residence.
Born in Bessemer City, NC, he was the husband of the late Sarah Vinesette Whisnant and son of the late Joseph Ray Whisnant and Rebecca Thorne Whisnant.
He retired from Limestone Mills, a U. S. Army Korean War veteran, was the past commander of VFW Post #3447 and past State commander of the VFW. He loved his family and country and was a member of Kirby Church.
Surviving is a son, Freddie Whisnant of the home; three daughters, Angela Morris (Richard), Roxanne Driskill (Ricky), and Sharon Stone, all of Gaffney; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Gossett and Mary Turner and one brother, Johnny Ray Whisnant.
Graveside services, with military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021 in Frederick Memorial Gardens with Reverend Billy Elder officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside. Social distancing and masks are requested.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: VFW Post #3447, P.O. Box 746, Gaffney, SC 29342 or Agape Hospice, 110 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307.
The family will be at their respective homes.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC