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Friday February 12th, 2021
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Friday February 12th, 2021

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Robert Joseph Whisenant, Jr.

Robert “Robbie” Joseph Whisenant, Jr, a loving father, pawpaw, brother, son, and uncle of Windsor died February 9, 2021. He is the son of Robert “Bob” Joseph Whisenant, Sr., and Lenora Jean Atkinson Whisenant.

Robbie worked at Smithfield Packing for over 30 years as a fabricator and welder, and was nick named Hog Head. Prior to working at Smithfield Packing, he worked for J.E. Nash & Son Logging. He loved his children, and his grandkids, they were the light of his life. He also enjoyed telling jokes and family gatherings. At the family gatherings he was always the first to arrive and the last to leave. Robbie also enjoyed building go carts and going to the beach with his family.

Besides his parents he is survived by his daughter, Amber W. Belcher (Eddie) of Ivor; son, Bryan Cash of Edenton, NC; grandchildren, Bryce Porter, Briana Porter, Christian Cash, Hailey Cash, Nigel Cash, Allister Cash; one great granddaughter Emma Grace; sister, Amy W. Rose (Mark); brother, Jeff Whisenant (Sherri); former wife, Donna C. Hollowell; nieces, nephews, very special great nieces and a great nephew that he loved greatly.

A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Billy Gardner on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 2 PM in the R.W Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. Burial will be in Ivor Cemetery. Robbie will be available for viewing on Friday from 9 AM until the service. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com


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Dear Family, I know it is hard but we have to let go and let God take the emptiness we are feeling. With lot of love and prayers, you will get through each and everyday. Please know God will give you the strength you need to take those days as they come. I am just a phone call away, if you need me. Love you all. Wanda

Wanda Collins May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Nancy, Phyllis & Family

Nancy Scott, Phyllis Bryant & Family May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Jean &. Bob, Amy & Jeff and family Sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family. We are here if you need anything

Susan &David Smith &family May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Sending prayers for strength may your family be comforted with peace and love for each other!

David & April McCully &Family May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Bob, Jean Jeff and Amy So sorry to hear about Robbie. The entire family is in our Prayers.

Jimmy Nash May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Bob,Jean,Jeff, Amy.Ambe and families Wayne and I send our deepest sympathies in the loss of Robbie. We rejoice in knowing God welcomed Robbie home and will wrap his arms around us and give us comfort as we feel the ache of Robbie not present here with us, but yet he will be here always in our hearts through loving memories we made, May those memories sustain you through the days and weeks to come Wayne & Connie Carr

Connie Carr May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Bob, Jean, Amy & Jeff my condolences & deepest sympathies....thoughts and prayers are with you all! Lots of love

Sherrie Taylor May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Rob, Jean, Amy, Jeff, and family, John and I are so sorry for your loss. My heart hurts for you. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult days. Anytime you need someone to talk too or just to listen, know I am available. Much love, Nancy Moore

John and Nancy Moore May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May memories bring peace in your heart and a smile on your face.

Peggy and Meredith ( Mutt) Outten May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Sending my love to you all !!! Always loved Robbie what a great man! Hold on to the great memories!

Dawn Roach May 13 2021 12:00 AM

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