Luther Whitfield Bateman, Jr., 85, of Main Street, Winfall, NC died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Currituck County, he was born July 10, 1932 to the late Luther W. Bateman, Sr. and Gertrude Pugh Bateman and was the husband of the late Ethel Sanderlin Bateman. He served his country honorably for over twenty years in the US Coast Guard. For many years, he was active in the VFW. He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Mr. Bateman is survived by a daughter, Carol B. Cooper (Robert) of Winfall; three sons, Louis Bateman (Debra) of Tyner, Robert Bateman (Martha) of Newport News, VA and Timothy Bateman (Deborah) of Shawboro; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a brother, Roy Bateman (Kathryn) of Virginia Beach, VA. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Bateman.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Sanderlin Cemetery, Shawboro, NC with Pastor C. D. White, Jr. officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Bateman family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street