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James Calvin Whitley

July 28, 1954 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 64)


James Calvin Whitley, 64, of Richfield, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home.

Mr. Whitley was born July 28, 1954 in Stanly County to the late Crawford Lee Whitley and the late Edith Arlene Whitley. He was also preceded in death by brother, Ronnie Lee Whitley.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will be on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Kay Eckstein. Burial will follow at the Stanly Gardens of Memory at 2001 East Main St., Albemarle.

Survivors include wife, Karen Treece Whitley of Richfield; son, Barrett Whitley; daughter, Jenny Whitley; grandchildren, J.D. Whitley, Blake Whitley, James Menadue, Jr., and Zebulon Menadue; brothers, Gary Whitley of New London, Doug Whitley of New London; sisters, Becky Whitley of Millingport, and Arlene Huneycutt (Donnie) of Millingport.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors Project (

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Whitley family.

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May 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle
522 N Second Street
Albemarle, NC 28001

Funeral Service
May 13, 2019

1:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home & Crematory
522 N 2nd St.
Albemarle, NC 28001

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