Let the memory of David be with us forever.
  • 66 years old
  • Born on January 15, 1953 .
  • Passed away on February 3, 2019 .
David Michael Whitfield. 66, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham.
He was born January 15, 1953 in Granville County to the late Ben Duke Whitfield and Mamie Currin Whitfied. David was a member of Tally Ho Baptist Church and was retired from Umstead Correctional Center. He was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine in 2008 by Governor Mike Easley.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Thursday, February 7, 2019 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Charlie Bryan. Burial will be in Tally Ho Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Angela Whitfield Wiggs (Jeffrey) of Stem; son, Roy Michael Whitfield of the home; brother, Kenneth Whitfield (Cissi) of TN; twin granddaughters, Baileigh and Raegan Wiggs and a niece, Autumn. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Hayes Whitfield.
Visitation will be prior to the funeral service from 12:30 – 2:00 pm Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home of his daughter, Angela W. Wiggs.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Duke Children’s Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd. Durham, NC 27705.

Posted by Chad Eakes on February 7, 2019
Sorry to hear..prayers to you and your family.Alot of baseball memories over the years.God bless.
Posted by Mary Ann Lunsford on February 6, 2019
May God grant you comfort and peace for the days ahead.
Posted by Audrey Smith on February 5, 2019
To all the family of David
David was a wonderful and kind person. Be comforted that he has left life to life eternal to be with Joyce and his Beloved Savior. May you be comforted in Christ during this time.
Audrey and Stanley Smith
Posted by Jimmy Tate on February 5, 2019
Posted by Brenda Currin on February 5, 2019
I am so sorry, i pray the Lord give yall strength, hugs to you all.
Posted by Karen Carden Klcardwn on February 4, 2019
Kenneth sorry for your loss
Posted by Karen Carden Klcardwn on February 4, 2019
Angela,Jeffery,Baileigh, Raegan and Micheal sorry for your loss your father,father in law and grandfather was a nice man and I lookup to him a lot and he was like big brother to growing up
Posted by Nancy Dickerson on February 4, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about your Daddy's death. My thoughts and prayers will be with you all! I graduated with Joyce at SGHS in 1970. I was sorry to hear about her death also. I have a lot of relatives at Tally Ho church (Hettie and H.P. Wilkins Sr.) were my grandparents. God Bless You All in the days ahead!
Posted by Linda Self on February 4, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to the family. May God hold your hands during this terrible time.
Posted by Darnelle Averre on February 4, 2019
Prayers for the Whitfield family.  My prayers today is that God will give you peace and understanding for the days ahead.

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