Eugene Whitaker

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Eugene Whitaker

April 12, 1933 - February 03, 2019

Eugene Whitaker Eugene Whitaker was born to the late Coley and Mamie (Baldwin) Whitaker on April 12, 1933 in Glen White, WV and departed this life peacefully at home, surrounded by family on February 3, 2019. Eugene and his family later relocated to Mt. Gilead, NC. He was baptized into the body of Christ at a young age.
Eugene entered the U.S. Army in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1955. Shortly after, he moved to Niagara Falls, NY and obtained employment at Pittsburg Steel as a train engine engineer, retiring from Globe Metallurgical after 32 years of service. After retirement, he worked for several years as a school bus driver for Niagara Falls Coach Lines before again retiring. Eugene married W. Lee Carter on June 14, 1969.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife W. Lee; two sons, Andre Powell and James Whitaker; four daughters, Carol (Joseph) Poole, Stacie and Kimberly Whitaker, and Janelle (Michael) McCarthy; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one goddaughter; sister, DeLois Westbrook; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law and many additional family and friends. He was predeceased by infant son, Eugene Whitaker, Jr. and grandson, Christian Joseph Poole.
The family will sit in wake on Friday, February 8, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 2002 Forest Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14301. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Mt. Erie Baptist Church, 1152 Fairfield Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14305. Services entrusted to Williamson Funeral Home, 635 Main Street. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Bethany Missionary Baptist Church.
Published on February 6, 2019
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Ronald Flowers
Feb 10, 2019
Rest well for your work has been done.
Rae and Ruby Ridgeway
Feb 07, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to your family. May God continue to keep and bless you.
The millars
Feb 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with the entire Whitaker family.
The Dunkleys
Feb 07, 2019
To our Niagara Falls Family,

We wish you peace to bring you comfort, the love of family and friends to give you strength, loving memories to hold in your hearts forever.

Rest with God, Mr. Whitaker
Love The Dunkleys
Kayla
Feb 06, 2019
Dear Whitaker family,
I am truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss. Eugene will be missed. God will not forget the hard working man Eugene was. Here are some comforting scriptures to read Psalm 34:18; John 5:28,29
Sonya Ridgeway
Feb 06, 2019
Sorry for your loss...my prayers to the family