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Lt. Col. (Ret.) Roy Arthur Whitmire


Last updated 8/7/2017 at 6:05pm

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Roy Arthur Whitmire passed away July 28, 2017, at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.

He was born in Greensboro, N.C. Feb. 4, 1931 and was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Galloway Whitmire; his first wife, Betty Jo Brown; and his second wife, Betsy Biggs Davies.

He is survived by his current wife, Sharon Woodcock; four children, Christina, Richard, Wayne and Lynn; also, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and numerous friends and family in Transylvania County.

From February 1947 to July 1948 he served in the United States Army as an enlisted man. During some...

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