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Hugh "Paw" Whitley

August 5, 1943 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Hugh "Paw" Whitley Obituary

Hugh "Paw" Whitley of Dacula, GA passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023.  Hugh received his education from Dacula High School. He worked as a welder at Lockheed Martin and he retired as a cement block plant manager for over 50 years.  Hugh was a member of Ewing Chapel Baptist Church.  He loved farming and growing crops to give to family and friends.

Hugh was preceded in death by his parents: Verlon E. and Cecil Sparks Whitley; his son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Margaret Whitley; brother Gordon Whitley.  Hugh is survived by his loving wife of 39 years  Janice Whitley; children: Red Whitley and companion Vicki White, Shannon (Jessica) Whitley; Jesse Whitley and companion Lisa Wilson. He was Paw to his grandchildren: Heather, Amber, Collin, Stormy, Josh, Connor, Kayla, Ronnie, Madalynn, Cason, Reese, Addison, and Asher; great-grandchildren: Zebb, Isaiah, Destiny, Jayden, Maliya, Jade, Amara, and Teagan; brothers and sisters-in-law: Raymond (Kathy) Whitley, Tommy (Alice) Whitley, Loy (Bernice) Whitley; sisters and brothers-in- law: Sylvia (Thois) Masters, and Sue (Gary) Walls and sister-in-law Juanita Whitley and his best pal (his dog) Coco and a host of loving extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at Ewing Chapel Baptist Church with Reverend L.C. Givens and Reverend Allen Whitley officiating.  The family will receive friends on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 4 pm until 8 pm at Byrd and Flanigan Funeral Service in Lawrenceville.

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Reflections with Family and Friends
October 2, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Byrd & Flanigan Crematory and Funeral Service
288 Hurricane Shoals Rd NE
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

A Celebration of Life Service
October 3, 2023

2:00 PM
Ewing Chapel Baptist Church
1777 Ewing Chapel Rd
Dacula, GA 30019


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