William Whitaker

August 2, 1927 - July 11, 2022
William  Whitaker

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William Whitaker, Jr, 94, of Yorktown, VA, died on July 11, 2022

He was born on August 2, 1927, son of Elizabeth and William Sr. of Enfield North Carolina. He was born in Norfolk VA and grew up in New York City. Whitaker joined the Navy during World War II, served in the Pacific, was honorably discharged and was the recipient of several distinguished medals for his service. He was married to Claudette Minerva and the couple retired to Yorktown, VA in 1993. He is survived by a host of loving family and friends.

The family wishes to express its sincere appreciation for the many condolences received.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Noon at the Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Rd in Williamsburg. Whitaker will be cremated. A repast will follow the service.



Funeral Service

Saturday, July 16, 2022
12:00 PM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Visiting Hours

Bucktrout Funeral Home
  • Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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  • July 15, 2022
    The Hopkins Family lit a candle:
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  • July 15, 2022
    Cheryl Chappin says:
    Bill you are now at peace. May the work you have done speak for you. Take your rest.

  • July 15, 2022
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