Larry Bertram (Whit) Whitford, age 81, died at Transitions LifeCare on Thursday, April 30, 2015 of natural causes.
Born July 9th, 1933 in Morehead City, NC he lived in Raleigh, NC and worked at Bass, Nixon, Kennedy and Associates for the majority of his career until retiring in December, 2002. Bert was a member of the American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET) and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE).
Survivors include wife Carole C. Whitford of Raleigh, NC, daughter Frances W. Sanderson and husband Joe of Fuquay Varina, NC, brother Geoffrey Whitford and wife Jackie of Santa Rosa, Ca., brother David Whitford of Redding, Ca., and brother-in-law Alan T. Leary II of Morehead City, NC.
He is also survived by granddaughter Laura Kate Sanderson, nephews Alan Leary, Dustin Leary, Keith Whitford, David Whitford, and Michael Wright; Nieces Amie Whitford, Elaine Wright, and Christine Leary; great nephews Joshua Wright, Christopher Wright, Geoffrey Whitford and David Whitford; grandnieces Stephanie Whitford, Nicki Leary, Maddison Leary, and Melissa Whitford.
Bert was preceded in death by parents Dr. Larry A. and Duella Whitford of Raleigh, NC, and sister Patricia Leary of Morehead City, NC.
Relatives and friends are welcome to visit with the family at 5717 Buteo Court, Fuquay Varina, NC, on Sunday, May 3rd, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you send contributions to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Cremation Society of the Carolinas, Raleigh, NC. www.cremationsocietync.com