In Memoriam
Ralph E. Whitehurst Sr

Services Provided By

Carlisle Funeral Home

Ralph E. Whitehurst Sr

Jun 21, 1929 - Mar 5, 2017


Ralph E. Whitehurst, Sr., 87, passed away Sunday, March 05, 2017.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday at Carlisle Funeral Home with Dr. Ronn McCracken officiating. Burial will follow in William & Mary Hart Presbyterian Churchyard in Leggett. The family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm at the funeral home.

Ralph is survived by his loving family, including his wife of 64 years, Beverly G. Whitehurst; daughters, Elizabeth “Sis” Whitehurst Webb and husband, Wayne, Beverly Ann Tripp and husband, Steve; sons, Ralph E. Whitehurst, Jr and wife , Chris, Taft G. Whitehurst and wife, Tina, Buck Whitehurst, and John Ashley Whitehurst; granddaughters, Renee Owens and husband, Curtis, Abigail Whitehurst, Grace Whitehurst, Whitney Whitehurst and Heather Whitehurst; grandsons, William Whitehurst, Adam Whitehurst, Lee Whitehurst, Bryant Webb, and wife Lisa, Westley Webb, Ross Whitehurst and wife, Kim, Timmy Whitehurst and wife, Amber, Hunter Whitehurst, Craig Tripp and wife, Amanda, John Ashley Whitehurst; great-grandsons, Hunter, Caleb, Trevor, Greyson, Owen and Wyatt; and great-granddaughter, Hailee.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607, or online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting