Luther Yates Whisnant, Sr.
July 15, 1940 to April 26, 2021
Luther Yates Whisnant, Sr., 80 of Valdese, NC went to his Heavenly Home on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Born on July 15, 1940, he was the son of the late Carl and Susan Whisnant. Luther retired from the NCDOT with 31 years of service. He liked to work on cars. Luther was kind to all.
Luther is survived by his sons, Tim F. Whisnant and girlfriend, Christie Yelton, Luther Y. Whisnant and wife, Tonya; seven grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; niece, Agnes Collins; nephew, Barry A. Whisnant.
In addition to his parents, Luther is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia B. Whisnant; brother, Joseph Whisnant; sisters, Mable Whisnant, Connie Jean Whisnant; grandson, Jason Alan Laws, Dalton Whisnant; nephew, Carl Whisnant.
The family will receive friends from 1pm until 2pm, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Sossoman Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2:30pm at Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Donna O’Neal officiating.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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