James William Whitlock, Sr., 75, of Harmony, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born January 18, 1937 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Elizabeth Mae Whitlock.
Mr. Whitlock attended Iredell County Schools and worked for Southern Screw for 28 years. While he was working at Southern Screw he had also done custom farming and small engine repairs on the side. He was a hard working man who loved his family and never once met a stranger.
He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly W. Baldwin (Kenneth), of Harmony, a son, James “Bill” William Whitlock, Jr., of Statesville, a step-daughter, Wilma Lee Elmore, of Statesville, seven grandchildren, Courtney Harmon, Dell Baldwin, Thomas Baldwin, Stacey Whitlock, Josh Whitlock, Cathy Lamberth and Ray Elmore along with six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Mr. Whitlock will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Otis Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be, Ray Elmore, Logan Elmore, Garrett Dresher, Shane Wiley, Alan Adams and Tim Ried. The family will visit with friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at nicholsonfunerals.com
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.