HOMER - Boyd Mitchell Whitfield, Jr., 60, died Monday, February 9, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
He was born in Clarke County, the son of the late Boyd Mitchell Whitfield Sr. and Eleanor Scales Whitfield. He was a cattle rancher. Mr. Whitfield was preceded in death by a sister, Janet Whitfield.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Estes Whitfield, Homer; daughter, Kate Whitfield Beasley, Oakwood; sons, Ben Whitfield, Maysville, and Wes Whitfield, Homer; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Keith and Karen Campbell and their family, Homer; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, February 12, at Maysville Baptist Church with the Revs. Wade Lott and William C. Jackson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Medical Center Foundation, Ronnie Green Heart Center, 2150 Limestone Pkwy., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, in charge of arrangements.