Mr. Herman Albert “Bones” Whatley Jr., 85, of Griffin, passed away June 6 at Macon Medical Center.
Albert was born in Griffin Sept. 14, 1935. His parents, Herman Albert “Bill” Whatley Sr. and Eron Brooks Whatley preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during the Korean War. Albert was retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of Searcy Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survivors include, his wife of 65 years, Martha Q. Whatley; sons, Mike and Pat Whatley, Chuck and Kimberly Whatley, Andy Whatley; grandchildren, Josh, Kristin and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Sophie and Vinton.
Graveside service will be June 9 at 1 p.m. at Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family ask that you omit flowers, and make a contribution to Searcy Memorial United Methodist Church, 205 Spalding Street, Griffin, Ga 30223 or to Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 309 Philadelphia Church Road, Hazlehurst, Ga 31539 in memory of Albert.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, Griffin is in charge.
Please join the family in honoring the life of Albert “Bones” Whatley by visiting www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com to post your tributes and memories.