David Andrew Whidbee

January 13, 1938 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 83)

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Remembering the Life of

David Andrew Whidbee 

January 13, 1938-April 23, 2021 

David Andrew Whidbee was born on January 13, 1938, the 15th of 17 children, to the late Christine and Grady Whidbee of Perquimans County, NC. He was promoted to Glory on Friday, April 23, 2021. 

David attended school in Perquimans County. After, he began working in construction, retiring as a cement finisher after a long career with Vico Construction in Norfolk, VA.

David was preceded in death by 15 siblings, one son, Kenneth, and two grandchildren, Carl Lee Walker, Jr and Cassy Denise Whidbee.  

He leaves to cherish his memory four daughters: Cynthia Whidbee of EC, Lola Whidbee-Wright of EC, Theresa Whidbee-Walker, of Palatak, FL, and Irene Tillett-Polite (Willie) of EC, five sons-David L. Whidbee of Roanoke, VA, Grady Whidbee of Elizabeth City, William Whidbee (Georgie) of Elizabeth City, Ronald Brooks (Evette) of Norfolk, VA and Larry Brooks (Patricia) of Salisbury, NC; one sister, Willie Etheredge (Oscar) of Elizabeth City and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing for David will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions a celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

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April 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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