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Donny Lyon Whitfield

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WILTON — Donny Lyon Whitfield, 62, a lifetime resident of Granville County, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, at his home.

A native of Granville County, he was the son of William “Billy” Lyon Whitfield and Emily Bragg. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Creedmoor and worked at the South Granville Country Club for many years.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor. Burial followed in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving other than his parents are his sister, Debra Whitfield Talley (Buckey) of Wilton, a son, Chris Whitfield of Wilton, and three grandchildren.

Flowers are kindly accepted.

Visitation was held 12:30-1:45 p.m. prior to the service and other times at the home.

Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Whitfield family.