MARCH 28, 1915-JULY 21, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - William W. "Bill" Whittington, 92, of Charles Town, died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born March 28, 1915, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late William Ailer and Minnie Painter Whittington.
His wife, Bernice K. Whittington, died Nov. 21, 1997.
He was a graduate of Charles Town High School
He and his wife owned and operated The Sanitary Cash Grocery Store in Ranson, W.Va., for 31 years.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and received several medals, including the American Defense Service Medal with one bronze star. He also served in the Air National Guard, where he retired at first sergeant. He served 20 years in the 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard, Martinsburg.
He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, where he was a member, president and teacher of the Builder's Class.