William Whitaker

August 2, 1927 - July 11, 2022

08/02/1927 - 07/11/2022

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Funeral Service
Saturday July 16, 2022
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Bucktrout Funeral Home
4124 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-229-3822 | Directions
Saturday July 16, 2022
11:00 am - 11:45 am

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.

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Carol Drew
6 months ago

Praying for the entire family most of all Claudette.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
6 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of William Whitaker, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, William Whitaker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †