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Clarence “Mickey” Linwood Whitby, age 81, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Whitby was born in Halifax County, NC the son of the late Charlie Linwood Whitby and Clovene Overton Whitby. He was retired from Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation, a member of Victory Baptist Church and a former member of The Virginia Laymen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Gray Whitby, who died June 16, 2017.

Surviving are: a daughter, Kathy W. Love and her husband Bill of Roanoke Rapids, NC; two sons Charles L. Whitby of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Ronald J. Whitby and his wife Michelle, of Littleton, NC; a brother Joe G. Whitby and his wife Elaine of Roanoke Rapids, NC; a half- brother Luther Tanner and his wife Brenda of Roanoke Rapids, NC; seven grandchildren, Jason S. Whitby, Stacey Baker, Lewis Frye, Jessica Aiken, Justin Frye, Tabitha Love and Amanda Frye; three great-grandchildren, Stephanie Baker, Chloe Matthews and Kyleigh Aiken.

The family will receive at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service, Friday, August 4, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

Funeral services will be held at Victory Baptist Church, Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Jeremy Kobernat and Pastor Rex Evans, officiating. Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC.


1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870



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