Robert Lee Whitlow Jr.

May 8, 1945January 22, 2018
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Robert Lee Whitlow, Jr., 72 of Henry, VA, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018 at Franklin Health and Rehab in Rocky Mt. VA. He was born on May 8, 1945 to the late Robert Lee Whitlow, Sr., and Elsie Ratcliff Whitlow. Robert was a dedicated member of Temple Baptist church and loved automobiles. He proudly served our country in the army during Vietnam. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four sisters, Mildred Thompson, Hazel Martin, Irene Johnson, and Logene Ferguson; and one brother William Whitlow. Surviving Robert is his loving wife of 48 years, Phyllis Whitlow; one son, Wesley E. Whitlow and wife Tracy of Henry, VA; three brothers, Doug Whitlow and wife Lorene of Bassett, VA, Bobby Whitlow and wife Brenda of Henry, VA, and Edward Whitlow and wife Margie of Henry, VA; two grandchildren, Caitlin and Brayden; and best friend Coco. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, January 25 at 12:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Don Reynolds and Joe Nunley officiating. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service with burial to follow at Henry Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 25, 2018

Robert Lee Whitlow Jr.

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Teresa Manns

January 29, 2018

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

January 28, 2018

Elaine, I am so sorry to hear about Junior. You and Lee and family are in our prayers. Marie and Daniel

Rev Donald and Mrs. Linda Thomas

January 27, 2018

Prayers for your you and your family..Heaven gained another angel..

Bruce & Yvonne Elgin

January 26, 2018

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Marylin Clark

January 25, 2018

Elaine, sorry to hear about Robert passing away. I'm praying you and your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. He's apsent from the body, but is now strolling all over heaven. I can only imagine what Roger and Robert are seeing.

Elizabeth Blackwell

January 24, 2018

Always loved this guy.. Just found out about his passing.. So sorry !

Chris, Jennifer, Grant & Evan Whitlow

January 24, 2018

Elaine, Lee, Tracy, Caitlin & Brayden--

Words can't express how much Uncle Junior and the many memories of him mean to the Whitlow family. Always there for us, even before we knew we needed something. Forever grateful to Junior for his strength, endurance, faithfulness, and willing spirit. The Old Henry Road will not be the same without him. Heaven is much sweeter today as Junior is now with our Savior, Jesus Christ; and Granny, Papa, and many of our family loved ones gone before. "Since we have been united with him in his death, we will also be raised to life as he was." Romans 6:5

Continued prayers of comfort and strength.

Andy & Stacy Dunford

January 24, 2018

Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family. May God give you guidance and strength during this difficult time.

Ray Dunford

January 24, 2018

Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Robert was a very special person and friend to all.

Lorrie stone

January 24, 2018

so sorry to hear about Jr.. He was such a great Christian man.. I have alot of fond memories of him and Elaine.. he was a real Christian roll model for my kids growing up.. my heart is just broken .. He is now leading the choir in Heaven ..