Henry Adams Whitfield, Jr.

June 29, 2013 

Henry Adams Whitfield, Jr.

Henry Adams Whitfield, Jr., 91, of Durham, died Monday morning, June 24, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 1 at 2PM at the Emerald Pond Retirement Community in Durham. A native of Chapel Hill, Henry was the son of the late lawyer Henry A Whitfield and Mary Gaddis. He was a graduate of Chapel Hill HS and served in the Army Air Corp during the war. He then completed his mechanical engineering degree at NC State College and began his career in engineering. He also operated his own heating and air conditioning company, owned several small businesses, taught at a technical center, and was a real estate investor. He is survived by his wife Kathryn; sons Henry, Tom, and Richard, a daughter Kathryn and four grandchildren.

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