George Ellsworth Whittle, Jr., 79

WILMNINGTON — George Ellsworth Whittle, Jr., 79, of Wilmington, NC, died at his home on June 5, 2022. He was born on November 17, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late George Ellsworth Whittle, Sr. and Otelia Alberta Waltemmeyer.

George worked as a typesetter and proofreader at a government printing office, where he became editor of the US Senate Committee on Banking and Urban Affairs. After retiring, he moved to North Carolina with his wife Ann.

George is preceded in death by his wife Ann Whittle; his parents, George Ellsworth Whittle, Sr. and Otelia “Tillie” Alberta Waltemyer; and sister, Jean Whittle Rush.

He is survived by his stepson, James W. Vinyard (Kristen); grandsons, Aaron Vinyard and Rachel Vinyard; niece, Sue Clark (Tom); nephew Rob Cook; a great-niece and a great-nephew; and many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at the Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church at 4 Live Oak Dr., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, NC.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in George’s honor to Nourish, NC, a local foundation dedicated to feeding young children. Donations are possible at:

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