Daniel Neal Whitford

December 17, 1936 - July 23, 2009

12/17/1936 - 07/23/2009

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Service
Monday July 27, 2009
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Forest Lawn Mortuary Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Directions
Service
Monday July 27, 2009
11:30 am
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Directions

Daniel Whitford, 72, of Honea Path, SC, went to meet the Lord on Thursday, July 23, 2009.

Born in Silver Grove, KY, he was one of fifteen children of the late Ralph L. and Estella Whitford.

He was retired from the United States Air Force and was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 77. He worked at Carolina Village for nine years.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Whitford and sisters, Mary Ann Guthrie and Shirley Jones.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Margaret McCraw Whitford and his five wonderful children, Greg Whitford and his wife Jan, Doug Whitford and his wife Kim, Sherry Ribble and her husband Weldon, Danny Whitford and his wife Wendy and Melissa OíBrien and her husband Mark; seven beautiful grandchildren, Jason, Conner, Logan, Hailey, Chris, Kelly and David; brothers, Donald, Gene Paul, Russell, David, Bobby, Jerry, Joe and sisters, Donna Lee Pelle, Kay Barth and Sue Rayne.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Military rites will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The family will receive friends from 10- 11:30 a.m. in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary.

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Dave and Beverly Whitford and family
7 years ago

Sorry we couldn’t make it down on the trip w/ the brothers and sisters. He was a great man and brother. Atleast he is no longer in pain. If you need anything just let us know. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Love,

David, Beverly, Davey, Samantha and Cammie

BOB EVANS
7 years ago

I would like to offer my deepest sympathy to the family of Daniel and may God stand by your side always. I was a good friend of Donna and the rest of the family back in the 1950’s. Donna and I dated back then.There were a lot of good memories of the Whitford family.May the Good Lord bless each of Daniel’s family and help guide them through this time of grief.

Theresa Whitford Heider
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love you all.

Theresa

Gene Pauls daughter

Jeannie and Glen Lindsey
7 years ago

Margaret and family, your family is in our prayers. May God bless and keep you in his loving care.

ELLEN REED
7 years ago

MARGARET

YOU AND THE FAMILY ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS TIME. I AM JUDY HARTNETT’S …FORMERLY OF CAROLINA VILLAGE..NIECE. SHE ALWAYS SPOE SO HIGHLY OF DAN. YOU AND I WENT TO CHURCH AND SCHOOL TOGETHER.

HANG IN THERE!

LOVE U

Roberta MacDonald
7 years ago

Dan is remembered by the residents at Carolina Village who knew him during his nine years of employment.He is remembered for his perpetual grin and his patience and gentleness in helping those who needed his assistance. Much love to you Margaret and your large family.

Diron & Stacie Blackburn
7 years ago

We extend our sympathy to the entire Whitford family.

Magallon family
7 years ago

May you find the courage to face tomorrow in the love that surrounds you today. At this time of sorrow may these truths sustain you…..your loved one will always be as close as a memory and the God of all comfort is always as close as a prayer. It will be the little things that you will remember the quiet moments, the smiles, the laughter. And although it may seem hard right now, it will be the memory of these little things that help to push away the pain and bring the smiles back again. I have fought the fine fight, I have run the course to the finish, I have observed the faith.-2Timothy 4:7. As for me, I will lie down that I may sleep; I shall certainly awake, for Jehovah himself keeps supporting me. -Psalms 3:5