Ernest Elbert 'Whit' Whitaker, 79, Charlotte, NC passed away March 13, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville. Mr. Whitaker was born September 10, 1937 in Lancaster, South Carolina to the late Laney Whitaker and Edna Croxton Whitaker. He served his country as a member of the United States Air Force and the South Carolina National Guard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Jack Whitaker; and a sister, Doris Jean Whitaker Robinson. Mr. Whitaker is survived by his Wife, Mary Ellen Hinson Whitaker; son, Eric Whitaker (Andee); Daughter, Alison Whitaker Hopkins (Calvin); and grandchildren, Ty Hopkins, Ayden Whitaker, and Kaysey Hopkins. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Mulberry Baptist Church (6450 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte 28214). The family will receive friends prior to the Celebration of Life from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Mulberry Baptist Church or to, Levine & Dickson Hospice House (11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078) Carolina Cremation of Charlotte is serving the Whitaker family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com .
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