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Raymond J. "Judy" Whitacre
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Obituary for Raymond J. "Judy" Whitacre

Raymond Julius “Judy” Whitacre, 82, of Gore, VA died on Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.

Julius was born on April 29, 1936 in Whitacre, VA, a son of the late Holmes John and Bessie Baker Whitacre. He was a 1955 graduate of James Wood High School, retired in 1991 as a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service after 36½ years of service, a military policeman for the United States Army having served during the Vietnam War and a dispatcher for 7 years with Associated Transport formerly of Winchester, VA. Julius was long time member of the American Legion Post 137 in Capon Bridge, WV, the Ebenezer Christian Church in Gore, VA where he served as a trustee, elder and deacon and a lifetime member of the VFW Post 2123 in Winchester, VA. Julius had a love for his family, farming, gardening and his special pets: Rascal & Sassy.

Julius married Linda Hulver Whitacre on September 26, 1970 in Mountain Falls, VA.

Surviving with his wife of nearly 48 years is his son: Clay A. Whitacre and his wife Amy of Gore, VA and his sister: Betty J. Davis of Front Royal, VA.

A funeral service will be held at the Ebenezer Christian Church in Gore, VA on Saturday, July 28th at 11:00 AM. Officiating will be Pastor Tom Mounts. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, WV on Friday, July 27th from 5-8 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer Christian Church Cemetery, 2158 Ebenezer Church Road, Gore, VA 22637.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Cemetery Details


Ebenezer Cemetery

2158 Ebenezer Church Road
Gore, VA 22637


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