Nature 42

Horace G. Whitaker, Jr

June 14, 1955 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 66)


On November 11, 2021, at the age of 66, Horace Greetly Whitaker, Jr. of Raeford, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord.  He was a gifted athlete and enjoyed many sports in his lifetime, always thankful for his God-given talents.  He served the Lord as a deacon at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

He was predeceased by his father, Horace Greetly Whitaker, Sr.  He is survived by his mother, Irene Whitaker, his dear wife, Sara Davidson Whitaker, his children, Adam Whitaker, Meagan Whitaker, Matthew Coryell, and Marcus Coryell (Tina), his grandchildren, Sophia Whitaker, Cain Whitaker, Joshua Coryell, and Julienne Coryell, and his sisters, Brenda Errico, Linda Young, Judy Whitaker, and Kim Kolden (Dave) as well as several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11am at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3219 Lindsay Road, Raeford, North Carolina 28376.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6pm – 8pm, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, P O Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina,

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Horace G. Whitaker, Jr, please visit our floral store.


November 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Celebration of Life
November 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Tabernacle Baptist Church
3219 Lindsay Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28376

Burial following Funeral Service
November 17, 2021

12:00 PM
Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery
3219 Lindsay Rd
Raeford, NC 28376


Samaritan's Purse
P. O. Box 3000, Boone NC 28607
Tel: 1-828-262-1980

© 2021 Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy