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Robert Whitley

Robert C. Whitley Jr.

Tuesday, July 8th, 1924 - Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Robert C. Whitley, Jr., of Solebury Twp., passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at his residence. He was 95 years old.

Robert was the husband of the late Josephine Ann Whitley.

Born in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Margaret Ann and Robert C. Whitley, Sr.

Robert was a member of Solebury Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury.

Robert was a renowned Bucks County artist and craftsman whose medium was fine woodworking. His studio was located in Solebury, PA. Robert has numerous pieces still on permanent display in the Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA as well as other museums and places of interest around the country. One of the popular booklets “Treasures of Our Nation” outlines many of Robert’s contributions to American History.

Robert is survived by his three children, Robert C. Whitley III, Esq., Jacqueline Hover, and Abigail Whitley, as well as his six grandchildren, Robert C. Whitley IV, Justin Whitley, Austin Whitley, Abigail Gable, Allison Whitley, Juila Onesti; and his good friend, William J. Lahr IV.

Robert’s family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 pm Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Shelly Funeral Home, 1460 Easton Road, Warrington. Please follow social distancing guidelines. Masks will be required in the funeral home. Please understand that only small groups will be permitted to enter the building at one time. Visitors will be asked to exit the property as soon as able to allow for others to arrive.

Robert’s graveside service will be private at the convenience of the family at Doylestown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, it was Robert’s request that memorial contributions be made to the James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901 or online at https://www.michenerartmuseum.org/
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  • Visitation

    Thursday June 11, 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Thursday June 11, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Shelly Funeral Home, Warrington
    Address
    1460 Easton Road
    WARRINGTON, PA 18976
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    Notes
    Please follow social distancing guidelines. Masks will be required in the funeral home. Please understand that only small groups will be permitted to enter the building at one time. Visitors will be asked to exit the property as soon as able to allow for others to arrive.
  • Interment

    Location
    Private at the convenience of the family
    Address
    WARRINGTON, PA

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Linda Barton

Posted at 08:22am
Our heartfelt condolences for Robert and family at this difficult time. Linda and Stephen Barton
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Susan T Case

Posted at 11:09pm
Jackie, you were always so lovingly proud of your father, and I'm sorry for your loss.
Susan (Knerr) Case
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