COLUMBUS ó Willie James Whitfield, 61, died July 9, 2018, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Carterís Funeral Services with the Rev. Rochester Young officiating. Burial will follow at Pilgrim Rest Bent Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Carterís Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Whitfield was born May 21, 1957, in Columbus, to the late Willie Whitfield and Mandy Williams. He was a 1975 graduate of S.D. Lee High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his children, Duane Gilmore of Mesa, Arizona, Waymon Whitfield of Killeen, Texas and Kelvin Andrews of Houston, Texas; siblings, Bobbi Whitfield of Dayton, Ohio, Ned Whitfield and Gail Brooks, both of Columbus, Rosie Strong of New Caney, Texas, Lamont Whitfield of Killeen, Texas and Latonya Charles of Tomball, Texas; and four grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 14, 2018
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