William C. Whitted Sr.

In Memorial

William was born on December 24, 1945. He went Home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 11, 2014.

He was a loving husband, dedicated father, Army Veteran and retired educator. William graduated from Crestwood High School in Norfolk, VA and received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Norfolk State University. Mr. Whitted was a dedicated teacher at both Mohawk Jr. High School and Walnut Ridge High School. He was committed to making learning fun and exciting. There was never a dull moment for any student in his classes.

William is preceded in death by his father William C. Whitted Sr., mother Helen Whitted and brother Michael Whitted. He is survived by his loving wife Sharon Whitted, a son William Whitted III, two stepchildren Leonard Bowers and Sharon (Rodney) Culver, sisters Nancy Whitted Peabody and Maria P, half sister Garline Everett and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

We thank God that Bill had a good life, lived a good life, was a wonderful husband, father, brother and friend. He never left doubt about his feelings for those he loved, and that is a wonderful gift.

Condolence Messages

  1. Bill was a caring and dedicated teacher who easily developed positive relationships with everyone. He often gave additional time after school for the benefit of students,staff and parents. I am honored to have taught and known Bill while at Walnut Ridge High School. Our world is a better place because of him.

  2. Preston Pickett :

    Sharon, My heart goes out to you. Whitty is a good man and will live on in the love you shared. Preston

  3. Brent B. Carroll :

    Mr. Whitted, you will truely be missed, you were a great blessing on this earth.

  4. Adele Levenstein :

    Bill was a true friend to me. His class room was next door to mine. We used to chat and support each other. I missed him a lot when he retired. And, now I miss him even more now that he is no longer with us. He was loved by everyone in the school. I feel honored to have known him. He was an angel. My sincere condolences to his family and friends .

  5. Mary Kay Devlin RPh :

    I am very sorry for you loss. Mr. Whitted was one of my very favorite guests when I practiced pharmacy at Target. What a lovely gentleman. May he rest in peace.

  6. Gail Heffner-Charles :

    To Bill's family: I have many fond memoires of Bill when we taught together at Walnut Ridge. I remember taking a lovley picture of him and Sharon at the WR prom one year. We always were taking photos at graduations, too. He often tried to speak a word of Spanish when I came into thke teacher's lounge and we wold laugh abobut that. He was a great guy and the Lord has a humoruous angel now!

  7. Dave and Carrie Davisson :

    We love you, Sharon, and thought so much of Whitty and enjoyed his humour, his warmth and his stories. We pray for strength and peace for you and all those loved ones he leaves behind.

  8. Sharon Everett Burke :

    To my family it's hard saying goodbye to such a wonderful brother but he with our Lord and savior I thank god for having in my life when I was growing up.Keep God first

  9. Bill always saw the best side of everyone, and he will be remembered most for that.

  10. William was a friend and classmate at both Crestwood High and Norfolk State. A true friend and fun loving guy. I was hoping to see him for our up-coming 50th Class Reunion. Now I will have to wait to see him on the other side. Rest my friend. Praying for the family.

  11. Member of Crestwood class 1964 :

    we pray that God will keep and comfort you in your time of sorrow

    James Spruill

  12. Ralph Throckmorton :

    May you rest in peace my very best college buddy. We had some good times. See you on the other side.

  13. Geraline Hinton Cox :

    William and I were classmates at Crestwood, class of '64. I will recall fond memories of our high school years. Offering prayers of condolence to the family..

  14. Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr. :

    I am sorry to hear about the passing of my good friend William Whitted. We both graduated from Crestwood High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, in 1964.

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