Samuel Earl Whitley

November 30, 1970 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 50)


Mr. Samuel Earl Whitley, age 50, of Hiddenite, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021 Atrium Health Main in Charlotte.

He was born November 30, 1970 in Iredell County, the son of Donnie Whitley and Carol P. Whitley.

Samuel loved God and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Statesville. He was employed with FWCC as a truck driver.  He enjoyed his time spent with his family.  He loved to cook and grill for his family and friends.  He would always be there and lend a hand to anyone in their time of need.

He was preceded in death by: his siblings, Robert Pitts Jr. and Lori Ann Pitts.

Those left to cherish his memory include: his spouse, Sandra Whitley; daughters, Amber Mealer of Statesville, Kayla Bass of Hiddenite, honorary daughter, Kimberly Weatherman; son, Dillon Whitley of Statesville; stepmother, Nancy Whitley of Wilkesboro; Samuel’s twin sister, Selina Whitley Semones; sister, Deborah Lynn Jones; brother, Dwayne Pitts and wife, Diane Pitts; grandchildren, Alyssa and Trinity Johnson, Dakota Weatherman;, nieces and nephews Matthew and Colton Pitts, Curtis, Sam and Michael Semones and Lori Ann Pitts; uncle, Sammie Martin; aunts, Kathy VanNest and Patsy Stafford.

The family will receive friends 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., prior to the funeral service at Pisgah United Methodist Church.

The funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Pisgah United Methodist Church, 488 Hill Farm Road, Hiddenite.  Rev. Frank Turner will officiate. Burial will follow in the family cemetery at 151 Martin Farm Lane, Hiddenite.

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July 22, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pisgah United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
July 22, 2021

4:00 PM
Pisgah United Methodist Church

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