Luther “Luke” Whitehurst,85, passed away June 28, 2018. He was born in South Norfolk, Virginia. Luke spent the majority of his life in the South Norfolk, Chesapeake area. He graduated from South Norfolk High School having been an outstanding athlete excelling in football and basketball. He attended Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia where he continued playing sports.
He was an Import/Export Sales Representative for several major trucking companies in the Tidewater, Virginia area and retired to Florida in 2005 to play golf.
He is survived by his wife Jean of 45 years; daughters Beverly and Kimberly; three grandchildren: Alex, Lexi and Haley; one great-granddaughter, Eden; a sister-in-law, Mamie, and a niece, Cathy, all of whom are in Virginia Beach, VA. He is also survived by a nephew, john, in Daytona Beach, Fl, and Jean’s nieces, Laura in Charleston, South Carolina and Julie in Oakton, Virginia.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. For those who would like to remember Luke, donations may be made in his honor to Christ Methodist Church, 1313 Griffin Rd., Leesburg, FL 34748.