William G. Whaley

Published 9:16 am Wednesday, December 27, 2023

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William G. “Bill” Whaley, 82, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

A private memorial service will be held in Ashford, AL at a later date. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.bryantfuneralga.com. Memorial donations may be made to your local humane society.

William Gaudy Whaley was born October 13, 1941, in Dothan, AL, the son of Pete & Ruby Starling Whaley. After high school, Bill pursued a career in cabinetry. He lived in Pascagoula, MS prior to moving to Bainbridge fifty years ago. Bill was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. 

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As a trusted cabinet maker, Bill spent hours upon hours in the shop working with his partner, Monroe Godwin. He was a workaholic but also enjoyed spending time outdoors. At the ripe ol’ age of 80, Bill decided it was time to retire and spend a little more time hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his children, Don Whaley of Bainbridge, Kim Sabol and Kathy Whaley of Port St. Lucie, FL; and his siblings, Rodney Whaley, Twyla Austin, Pat Cole, and Debra Usry. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Whaley.

Bryant Funeral Home, located at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. (229-246-3321)