James “Nobel Dude” Arnold Whitlock, 81, of Alderson, WV, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the White Sulphur Springs Family Center.
Jim was born February 8, 1937, on Judson Mountain in Summers County, WV, and was a son of Louise Alice Boone.
Jim grew up in the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, graduated from Alderson High School in 1955, served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, was a business administrator for Mt. Vernon (home of George Washington), and was a manager of Waterfront Sports Goods in Alderson.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Faye Bryant Whitlock.
Jim is survived by his daughter, Debbie Carter and husband, David, of Alderson; one grandson, David James Carter and wife, Kelsey, of Lewisburg, WV; and one great-grandson, Tydus Maxwell Carter of Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Lantz Funeral Home in Alderson with Pastor Sammy Groves officiating.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Virginia Alzheimer’s Association, 1601 2nd Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387, or online at ALZ.org/Donate.
Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com.
Lantz Funeral Home in Alderson is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the April 16, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.