Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

William "Schoolboy" Whitaker

Schoolboy

07/23/1929 - 07/25/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Monday, July 31, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Ave.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Chapel
120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk VA

William J. Whitaker (Schoolboy) born July 23, 1929 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina to Elizabeth Grimes and Ernest Jenkins, passed away on July 25, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents; a brother and three sisters. He worked at the Naval Air Rework Facility for 36 years and the Veteran’s Pool Hall. William was known by all for his many hobbies, such as; playing pool, bid whist, fishing, and musical collection. “HE LOVED TO ENTERTAIN.” He leaves to cherish his memories; four daughters, Mary Brown, Rochelle McLaurin (Bernard), Vernessa Willis (Irving) and Rana Cuffee (Ira); four sons, Darnell Whitaker (Sylvia), Michael Stephens, Domique Whitaker, and Keshon Elliott; a special nephew, Leon Murrell; four sisters, Curly Albritton, Arceni Slade, Margaret Holley and Henretta; one brother, James Henry; a special cousin, Irene; three brothers-in-law, George Murrell (Edna), Milton Murrell (Martha), and Ellison Ricks (Cynthia); 16 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, one great-greatgrandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Shanaka Jackson Huntersville finest may you rest it peace..
Posted: 8/4/2017
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Shaunte Dillard My condolences to the Whittaker family....Keeping you all lifted up in my prayers....Rest in paradise uncle schoolboy your wings has been granted💞💞💖💖
Posted: 8/1/2017
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Dorothy Smith Sending love and prayers to the family. Rip Mr. Whitaker you earned your wings. God bless💕
Posted: 8/1/2017
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Valerie Prayer and Tony Fields Sending all our love Valerie and Tony
Posted: 8/1/2017
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gloria fletcher William (school boy) you will be missed. I have many fond memories of you that i will always cherish. I send my deepest sympathy to my cousins for lost of their father. love cousin Gloria Fletcher and Melvin Boone
Posted: 8/1/2017
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Dorothy Smith Rip Mr. Whitaker sending love, and prayers to the family.
Posted: 8/1/2017
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Cheryl Hollingsworth Mary, Rana,Darnell, you all have our sin are condolences. We didn't know your father, but guys have become family yo us. We love you all. Sincerely, Cheryl & Kenyatta & Crystal
Posted: 7/31/2017
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Nicole I'm truly sorry for your loss. May you gain comfort at this difficult time, Revelation 21:4
Posted: 7/29/2017
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