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Official Obituary of

Dennis "Nuke" and "The Great Spook" Wilhite

September 18, 1948 ~ April 27, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Dennis "Nuke" and Wilhite Obituary

Dennis Joe Wilhite affectionately known as "Nuke" and "The Great Spook" was born on September 18, 1948, in North Carolina to the late Jerry Lee Wilhite and Betty Mae Coltrane Wilhite.

He is known for his great notorious sayings: "Yes Hell" and " Do it Fool" He is also known for the quickness of his feet. Those that knew him know what we mean.

He worked at the Philadelphia Iron Company where he retired after many years of employment. His passion was being a mechanic and through those skills he gained a host of friends and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Lee Wilhite Sr., Mother, Betty Mae Coltrane Wilhite, four brothers, Alvis Dean Wilhite, Ronnie Wilhite, Clyde Wilhite Sr., and Jerry Lee Wilhite.

Dennis leaves to cherish is memories his wife: April Wilhite of Philadelphia, PA; Children: Linda Allison, Liberty, NC, Derrick "Boot" Allison, Morristown, TN, Dennis "Poodie" Allison, Liberty, NC, Angela "Tina" Wilhite, Melissa Henderson, Joey "Joe-Joe" Wilhite,  Philadelphia, PA, Mahalia "Hallie" Wilhite and Donte "Donnie" of Exton PA; stepchildren: Tara, Waleed, Stu and Na Na all of Philadelphia, PA, 34 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; brothers, William "Wiss" (Peggy) Wilhite, Liberty, NC, Billy "Chub" Wilhite, Raleigh, NC, Bennie "Carsell" (Gennie) Wilhite, Winston-Salem, NC, John Coltrane, Greensboro, NC, and Barry "Winkie" Campbell, Greensboro, NC, a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews. Most of all he leaves a special nephew who affectionately called his "Unc", Kenny "Spider" Cindy Swaringer of Philadelphia, PA.

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Walk Through Public Viewing
May 12, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kimes Funeral Service
102 S Kirkman Street
Liberty, NC 27298

Visitation with Family present
May 13, 2023

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewis Grove Holiness Church
424 S. Allison Street
Liberty, NC 27298

Funeral Service
May 13, 2023

1:00 PM
Lewis Grove Holiness Church
424 S. Allison Street
Liberty, NC 27298


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