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Dewey R. Whitaker


Dewey R. Whitaker

Dewey R. Whitaker, 83, of Mills River, died on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, after a period of declining health.

A native of Mills River, he was the son of Seaman S. Whitaker and Irene Bagwell Whitaker. He was born in Asheville on May 29, 1928. His parents and wife, Martha Jane Orr Whitaker, preceded him in death.

He was a graduate of Mills River High School, Brevard College, Western Carolina University and North Carolina State University. He attended Brevard College and Western Carolina on football scholarships. At Western Carolina, he played on the conference championship team of 1949 ...

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