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Celebrating the life of
William "Bill" Whalley
Passed away on January 30, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Graveside Service
  • 11:00am - Saturday, February 03, 2018
  • Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park
  • 1600 Wheaton Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-234-3458

My sincere condolences to your family on your painful loss amd may Jehovah the God of Comfort grant you his peace while you await his promise at Revelation 21:3,4. Please visit www.jw.org for many more promises.

Henry, , GA

My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Whalley. As you continue to cope please read the scripture at Acts chapter 24 verse 15. There you will see the hope that is for all our dead loved ones.

Kay F, Savannah, Ga

Melinda Condolences to you and all your family. Our prayers are with you always

Melanie Greenway Powell , Macon, Ga

So sorry for your loss Jana.

Patsy Hope Mitchell, Asheville, NC

My sincere sympathy to the entire Whalley family. I’ve known Bill for over 10 years and we became great friends. He was a great guy. I will keep his personal phone number in my cell phone to keep my memory of Bill. God bless Bill and his family. Norm Fowler

Norm Fowler, Bluffton, SC

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you in your loss. With deepest sympathy, Robin, Debra & Taylor Ellenburg Alex & Ashton Langley

The Ellenburg's, Greenville, SC

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Jana and Ginger, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great Dad and has left quite a legacy. I know you are proud of him and his accomplishments—the greatest being you two wonderful daughters.

Bobbie Stephens, Thunderbolt, GA

Jana, There are no words that can describe your loss, but I am sending comforting hugs for you and your family.

Joan Shensky, Atlanta, GA

My wife and I have had the good fortune to be Mr. Bill's next door neighbor for the past 3 years. We enjoyed very much talking and sharing experiences with him. He was a very kind gentleman and he loved working in his yard. We will miss him. Our condolences to his family.

Ron Davies, Bluffton, SC

Billy was a lifelong loyal friend from highschool days. He kept in touch over the years and we shared many interests. My condolences to his family. Sincerely, Lane Reeves

J. Lane Reeves, Savannah, GA

Jana and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your father's death. I pray that God will surround you and give you the comfort and love that he alone can give. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Jane

Jane Seckinger, Savannah, Ga

Jana, I am so sorry about your daddy! I know how much you loved him. Please know that I'm holding you close in my heart!

Susan Keever, Rutherfordton, NC

Ginger I just heard about your father's passing. Hugs to you and Janna. Judy

Judy Daniel Omans, Pooler, GA

Bill was a talented builder and an affable individual. My sympathy to all of his family. May he rest in peace

Catherine Koncul, Bluffton S C,

To the family of mr Whaley I am sorr for your loss death is never an easy thing to bear , but there is hope for mankind Jehovah and his son Jesus promised a resurrections. Please read John 5:28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and comfort you can find out more on our web site at JW.org again my condolences to the family

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Jana We are so sorry for your loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers ate with you. Love you, Fran and Glenn

Arnsdorff, Savannah, Ga

So sorry for your loss. No matter the years, it’s always Difficult to part with our loved ones. Thinking of the family at this sad time.

Glenda & Marshall Ferris, Pooler, Ga

Condolences on you loss. I'll be out of Town Saturday but thinking of you.

Ann Taylor, Pooler,, Ga.

Condolences on you loss. I'll be out of Town Saturday but thinking of you.

Ann Taylor, Pooler,, Ga.

Jana, Ginger, Melinda & families, Joe & I are so sorry to hear of Mr. Whalley's passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Margaret Mitchell Costa & Joe Costa

Margaret Mitchell Costa, Jacksonville , Fl

Melinda and family so sorry for your loss.

Jerry & Carole Wesse, Pooler, Ga.

Jana, so sorry for your loss. Mine and Don’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Leah Gross, Savannnah, Ga

So sorry Jana. Love prayers and thoughts to you and your family

Nancy and Matt Yocco , Hilton Head , SC

Jana, so sorry for your loss!!

Bj, Rutherfordton , Nc

Jana, so sorry for your loss!!

Bj, Rutherfordton , Nc

Dear Jana, Sorry to hear of your father's death. What a great man he was. Will never forget him taking our "group" from Savannah to Harbor Town on the Sailboat. Love and prayers for you and your family. God bless you always, Neon Nan

Nancy Daley Mersereau , Monroe, GA

Thinking of you and your family...... love and prayers are being sent your way..... Susan Spillane Lai

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William Brooks “Bill” Whalley, 89, died peacefully at home, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Bluffton, SC. He was born November 21, 1928 in Savannah to the late Jonathan and Naomi Akins Whalley. Bill was a 1946 graduate of Savannah High School and also graduated from Georgia Tech, where he received a degree in Civil Engineering. He was an Engineer with Thomas & Hutton, Inc. Whalley Construction Company was established by his grandfather in 1920, and was continued by Bill until 1992. He was the contractor for over 100 prominent construction projects in the southeast. He was also a Quality Control Engineer for the Savannah Airport.

He was well known for constructing the famous Lighthouse and Golf Complex at Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, SC, and the CNN Center in Atlanta. He was an avid sailor and golfer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John Whalley, who passed away in 2001.

Surviving are two daughters, Jana Whalley Lewis, of Savannah, and Ginger Whalley McBride, and her husband Denny, of Hendersonville, NC., four grandsons, John Wesley Lewis, III, Miller Atwood Lewis, Timothy McBride, and Jonathon McBride, one sister, Melinda Whalley Schneider, and her husband P.J., of Midway, GA.

Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park, 1600 Wheaton Street.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Harbour Town Lighthouse Maintenance Fund, 149 Harbour Town Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

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Candle tribute lit by Hollie Duckett — North Carolina

My sincere condolences to your family on your painful loss amd may Jehovah the God of Comfort grant you his peace while you await his promise at Revelation 21:3,4. Please visit www.jw.org for many more promises.

Henry, , GA

My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Whalley. As you continue to cope please read the scripture at Acts chapter 24 verse 15. There you will see the hope that is for all our dead loved ones.

Kay F, Savannah, Ga

Melinda Condolences to you and all your family. Our prayers are with you always

Melanie Greenway Powell , Macon, Ga

So sorry for your loss Jana.

Patsy Hope Mitchell, Asheville, NC

My sincere sympathy to the entire Whalley family. I’ve known Bill for over 10 years and we became great friends. He was a great guy. I will keep his personal phone number in my cell phone to keep my memory of Bill. God bless Bill and his family. Norm Fowler

Norm Fowler, Bluffton, SC

Candle tribute lit by The Ellenburg's — South Carolina

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you in your loss. With deepest sympathy, Robin, Debra & Taylor Ellenburg Alex & Ashton Langley

The Ellenburg's, Greenville, SC

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Jana and Ginger, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great Dad and has left quite a legacy. I know you are proud of him and his accomplishments—the greatest being you two wonderful daughters.

Bobbie Stephens, Thunderbolt, GA

Jana, There are no words that can describe your loss, but I am sending comforting hugs for you and your family.

Joan Shensky, Atlanta, GA

My wife and I have had the good fortune to be Mr. Bill's next door neighbor for the past 3 years. We enjoyed very much talking and sharing experiences with him. He was a very kind gentleman and he loved working in his yard. We will miss him. Our condolences to his family.

Ron Davies, Bluffton, SC

Billy was a lifelong loyal friend from highschool days. He kept in touch over the years and we shared many interests. My condolences to his family. Sincerely, Lane Reeves

J. Lane Reeves, Savannah, GA

Jana and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your father's death. I pray that God will surround you and give you the comfort and love that he alone can give. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Jane

Jane Seckinger, Savannah, Ga

Jana, I am so sorry about your daddy! I know how much you loved him. Please know that I'm holding you close in my heart!

Susan Keever, Rutherfordton, NC

Ginger I just heard about your father's passing. Hugs to you and Janna. Judy

Judy Daniel Omans, Pooler, GA

Bill was a talented builder and an affable individual. My sympathy to all of his family. May he rest in peace

Catherine Koncul, Bluffton S C,

To the family of mr Whaley I am sorr for your loss death is never an easy thing to bear , but there is hope for mankind Jehovah and his son Jesus promised a resurrections. Please read John 5:28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and comfort you can find out more on our web site at JW.org again my condolences to the family

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Jana We are so sorry for your loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers ate with you. Love you, Fran and Glenn

Arnsdorff, Savannah, Ga

So sorry for your loss. No matter the years, it’s always Difficult to part with our loved ones. Thinking of the family at this sad time.

Glenda & Marshall Ferris, Pooler, Ga

Condolences on you loss. I'll be out of Town Saturday but thinking of you.

Ann Taylor, Pooler,, Ga.

Condolences on you loss. I'll be out of Town Saturday but thinking of you.

Ann Taylor, Pooler,, Ga.

Jana, Ginger, Melinda & families, Joe & I are so sorry to hear of Mr. Whalley's passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Margaret Mitchell Costa & Joe Costa

Margaret Mitchell Costa, Jacksonville , Fl

Melinda and family so sorry for your loss.

Jerry & Carole Wesse, Pooler, Ga.

Jana, so sorry for your loss. Mine and Don’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Leah Gross, Savannnah, Ga

So sorry Jana. Love prayers and thoughts to you and your family

Nancy and Matt Yocco , Hilton Head , SC

Jana, so sorry for your loss!!

Bj, Rutherfordton , Nc

Jana, so sorry for your loss!!

Bj, Rutherfordton , Nc

Dear Jana, Sorry to hear of your father's death. What a great man he was. Will never forget him taking our "group" from Savannah to Harbor Town on the Sailboat. Love and prayers for you and your family. God bless you always, Neon Nan

Nancy Daley Mersereau , Monroe, GA

Thinking of you and your family...... love and prayers are being sent your way..... Susan Spillane Lai

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Candle tribute lit by Mary Metcalf — North Carolina


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