Richard I. Whittle
Richard I. Whittle, born in Summerville, S.C., died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at his home.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Bethesda Cemetery, in Aberdeen.
Mr. Whittle was a graduate of UNC Greensboro. He was employed by Bulldog Hiway Express out of Charleston, S.C. He was a road team captain for the S. C. Trucking Association and also a road team captain for the American Trucking Association, headquartered in Arlington, Va. America’s Road Team is a national public outreach program led by a group of professional truck drivers who have superior driving skills, remarkable safety records and a desire to promote highway safety.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn; three stepchildren, Paul and Ryan Hearne, and Karen Snyder; five grandchildren; his mother, Betty Lou Whittle; and sisters, Debbie Dingman and Linda Durst, of Plano, Texas.
Memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 1517 Luther Way, Southern Pines, NC 28387. Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is assisting the family.