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William Orly Whetstone, Jr.

February 28, 1929 - May 7, 2010

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William Orly Whetstone, Jr.

WHETSTONE, William Orly Jr., 81, of Mechanicsville, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, went to be with the Lord, Friday, May 7, 2010. William was born February 28, 1929, in Victoria, Va. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Beth Pett. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bertha S. Whetstone; son, William E. "Billy" Whetstone of Mechanicsville; brother, H. Eugene Whetstone and his wife, Dolores, of Goochland; sister, Dorothy Land of Richmond; grandchildren, Travis and Carrie Whetstone, and Sarah Pett.

William served as a...

William Orly Whetstone, Jr.

WHETSTONE, William Orly Jr., 81, of Mechanicsville, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, went to be with the Lord, Friday, May 7, 2010. William was born February 28, 1929, in Victoria, Va. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Beth Pett. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bertha S. Whetstone; son, William E. "Billy" Whetstone of Mechanicsville; brother, H. Eugene Whetstone and his wife, Dolores, of Goochland; sister, Dorothy Land of Richmond; grandchildren, Travis and Carrie Whetstone, and Sarah Pett.

William served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, was a graduate of the University of Richmond and a retired employee of Reynolds Metals Co. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 2010, at the Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 9271 Shady Grove Road.

His funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2010, at Cool Spring Baptist Church, 9283 Atlee Station Road, Mechanicsville, Va. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at www.woodyfuneralhomeatlee.com