CENTRAL CITY – Bobby Wayne Whitfield, 69, of Central City, died Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at his home. Born May 14, 1952, in Hopkins County. He worked for Phelps Dodge, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Whitfield; parents Robert and Dorothy Whitfield; and sisters Brenda Robertson and Barbara Groves.
Survivors include his son, Redric Whitfield; daughter Amanda (Gary) Crick; grandchildren Christian Wilkey, Camron Crick, Alana Crick, Ian Whitfield, Breanna Crick, and Hunter Whitfield; brothers Boyd (Donna) Whitfield and Barry (Faye) Whitfield; and sister Betty Johnson.
Funeral services will be Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home, with Bro. Scott Casebier officiating, assisted by Bro. Archie Fugate. Burial will follow in Union Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.