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David Eugene ‘Eli’ Whitley

Mr. David Eugene “Eli” Whitley, 73, of Westview Avenue, Cooleemee, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1946 in Davie County to the late James Ernest and Rachel Spillman Whitley. Mr. Whitley graduated from Davie County High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War.He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors: his wife, Wanda Foster Whitley of the home, 6 children, Brian Whitley (Cora) of Mocksville, Joshua Whitley (Tammy), Sandy McIntyre (Gerald) of Advance, Noel Barney (Carey), Daniel Barney all of Hamptonville and Jesse Barney of the home; 10 grandchildren, Hannah Whitley, Carley Whitley, Isaiah Whitley, Jared Whitley, Nathan Whitley, Audrey McIntyre (Christopher Hundley), Madeline McIntyre, Aaron McIntyre, Jake Barney and Calton Barney.

A private family memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials: Legion Memorial Park, PO Box 1186 Cooleemee, 27014.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.