David Austin Whaley, Jr.

  • Born: July 27, 1923
  • Died: January 1, 2015
  • Location: Wallace, North Carolina

Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services

401 W Main St
Wallace, NC 28466

Tel. (910) 285-3309

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. David Austin Whaley, Jr., age 91 of Wallace, NC, left this earthly life for his eternal life on Thursday, January 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Padgett Funeral Home Chapel in Wallace, NC, conducted by Reverend Jimmy Johnson. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park in Watha, NC. There will be a visitation on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC.
David is survived by his daughter, Rene W. May and husband Zeke, three sons, David Charles Whaley and wife Gigi, Neal Gregory Whaley and wife Susan and Boyce Whaley, eleven grandchildren, Brandon Corbett, Shannon Moore, Shawn Whaley, Nate Whaley, Deneille Fox, Austin Whaley, Lauren Whaley, Christy Murray, Nicholas Murray, Jeff May and Stephen May.
David was born on July 27, 1923 in Duplin County, NC, and was the son of the late David Austin and Rainer (Wells) Whaley and was preceded in death by his wife, Doris English Whaley and a son, Michael A. Whaley.
His hobbies included gardening, working in the yard and doing odd and end jobs for his neighbors and friends. He enjoyed being with his family.
Casket Bearers will be Barry Whaley, Johnny Hanchey, Dana Hanchey, Tony Lane, Shawn Whaley, Austin Whaley and Nate Whaley.
To sign the guest book, go to www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace


Condolence & Memory Journal


Rene, Buddy, Greg, & Boyce:
Just read this on Facebook, did not know. I am so sorry, your Dad was a super nice guy. I always enjoyed talking with him. You'll will be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all!wtr

Posted by Barbara Hanchey - RoseHill, NC - Family friend   January 05, 2015

David I am very sorry to hear about your father's passing. I never met him, but if you are anything like him, he will be surely missed by all who did.

Posted by Wanda King - Wilmington, NC - Friend of family   January 04, 2015

So sorry for your loss... thoughts and prayers to all at this difficult time.

Posted by Linda Fredrickson Anthony - Wilmington, NC - friend of the family   January 03, 2015

So very sorry for your loss...prayers to the family....

Posted by nancymathewscroom - willard, NC - friend   January 03, 2015

So sorry to hear about Mr.Whaley. He always had a smile on his face,very friendly and always kind to others.I have memories of Mr. David, Ms Eva and myself singing in the choir at Poston Baptist Church. It was always a joy to share this time together worshiping God .Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God bless all of you!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by SHIRLEY G. WOOD - Wallace, SD - friend   January 03, 2015

I am very sorry for your families loss. Mr.Whaley was a very sweet man. Although he has left this earth and will be missed dearly, Heaven has gained another sweet Angel.

Posted by Christy Murray - Hampstead, NC - grandchild   January 03, 2015