J. C. Whitmire, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 27, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.
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Born October 4, 1936 in Forsyth County to the late Hoyt and Grace Whitmire, he lived in Dawson County most of his life. J. C. retired from General Motors following 30 years of service. Mr. Whitmire was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Emma Dean Whitmire; son, Donald Whitmire; and sisters, Sue Whitmire and Lois Whitmire.
Surviving are his sons and daughters in law, David Whitmire and Heather Lyle, Dawsonville, Dale Whitmire and Teresa Headrick, Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Courtney Headrick, Jennifer Adams, Taylor Cash, Daniel Walker; great grandchildren, Leon Heng, Benjamin Adams; brothers and sisters in law, Ricky and Jeanette Whitmire, Dawsonville, Bobby and Amy Whitmire, Dawsonville; and a nephew, Luke Whitmire.
Funeral services will be held Thursday August 29, 2019 at 2 o’clock at Liberty Baptist Church. Rev. Bobby Whitmire, Rev. Stephen Davis and Rev. Dennis Bottoms will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 3 until 8 Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.