JD Whaley

JD Whaley

Monday, February 3rd, 1936 - Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Mr. JD Whaley, 83 of Bracey, VA died at his home on December 24, 2019. Originally from Jackson, Michigan, he lived for many years in Chapel Hill, NC and retired to Lake Gaston 13 years ago. JD served in the Army for 3 years and was stationed for a time in Korea. He was a skilled designer and home builder, operating his own construction company during his time in NC.

JD had many varied interests and in his later years continued to design & build mechanical and woodworking creations. He stayed active boating on the lake and traveling in his RV, all while skillfully photographing wildlife and nature along the way.

He is survived by his wife, Anita; five children, Bryan Whaley, Danna Whaley, Denae Davenport, Layne Whaley, Shana Whaley; and eight grandchildren, Dustin, Derick, Deane, Kyle, Kristi, Jacob, Ben, Alyssa; and two great grandchildren, Joey & Fiona.

A celebration of his life will be held at the home at a later date. The family requests memorial considerations be given in his memory to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 N Fairfax Dr. Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203 Online condolences may be shared at Farrar Funeral Home is serving the Whaley family.
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Sues and Barry Landis

Posted at 10:22am
Sorry for your loss, love to you and the family!
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Becky Shaw

Posted at 01:54pm
He was a good man, I wish I could have known him better. Tell Anita and the rest of the family we send our condolences.

Tim Yost

Posted at 01:01pm
My condolences to the family. I'm sorry to hear of your loss. Although i knew JD for only a short time, i was fascinated by his varied interesting and vast knowledge. Please accept my thoughts and prayers during your time of healing.

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