Mr. Homer Calvin Whitfield, 82, passed away Sunday evening, August 2, 2015 at Oxton Place of Savannah. Mr. Whitfield was born in Vidalia to Emmitt and Pearl Galbreath Whitfield. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and later retired from Union Camp Corporation after 43 years of service as a maintenance worker. Mr. Whitfield was a member of the Local 388 United Paper Workers Union, Acacia Lodge #452 F & AM, Provost Guard for the Shriner Temple of Savannah and Ellabell United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing and raising his goats.
He is preceded in death by one sister, Margie Colbin and Emoline Williamson.
Survivors include one son, Anthony Calvin Whitfield of Ellabell, Ga.; grandson Robert Whitfield; twin granddaughters, Amanda and Malinda Whitfield and one great-grandson, Mason Robert Griffin.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the funeral home from 5 – 7 p.m.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in the Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. with Rev. Joe Leatherwood officiating.
Burial will follow at Ellabell United Methodist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, Ga. 30346.