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David Lee Whiteman

September 5, 1946 — April 6, 2022

David L. Whiteman, 75, of Lexington, NC, passed away April 6, 2022. He was born on September 5, 1946, in Clarksburg, West Virginia to the late Rev. Donald and Virginia Whiteman. He graduated from Brick Township High School (NJ) and Eastern Baptist College (PA). He attended seminary, served as a chaplain at Baptist Hospital, and later worked as associate pastor in Lexington, NC. He went on to earn his doctorate at Southeastern Baptist Seminary, and then served as the pastor at Memorial Baptist Church (NC) for 27 years. In his life, he was also a staff sergeant in the air force, a fourth-grade teacher, a youth pastor, a basketball coach, and a director of the Pastor as Spiritual Guide Program, as well as a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, counselor, and friend. Dave married Harriet Albertson April 6, 1968. He is survived by his wife of 54 years; son, David, and daughter, Lisa; four grandchildren, Zachary, Molly, Zola, and Arlo; and brothers, Rex, and Richard. He was preceded in death by his parents, and by his granddaughter, Amy. A memorial service will be held at Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek, NC on May 21, 2022, at 1 p.m. His ashes will be buried in Brick Township, NJ. Memorial donations may be made to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Ukraine Fund: 160 Clairemont Ave., Ste. 500, Decatur, GA 30030; 800-352-8741;

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