James was born on October 16, 1926 and passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016.
James was a resident of Pell City, Alabama at the time of his passing.
Mr. Whatley was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War and retired after 25 years of service in the U.S. Army and Navy.
He was married to Inez.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday October 18 2016 at 11:00 A.M. in the Tuskegee Cemetery with Rev. Paul Brasher officiating. Visitation will be at Corbitt's Funeral Home prior to the service beginning at 10:00 A.M.