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Robert Carl "Bobby" Whitlock

Robert Carl “Bobby” Whitlock Sr., age 74 of Gordon County, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Floyd Medical Center. Bobby was born on April 20, 1946 in Marietta, GA to the late Millard Whitlock and Mildred Ellison McTaggart. In addition to his parents, Bobby was also preceded in death by: his step-father, who raised him, J.D. McTaggart; sister, Brenda Sue Freeman; brother, Jerry Lee McTaggart; and brother-in-law, James Stanley Mills. Bobby was a Cobb County Firefighter for 10 years and departed as Captain. Prior to his retirement, Bobby worked for Southeastern Freight, and was the owner and operator of Whitlock Towing. He was a member of the American Legion Post#160 of Smyrna, GA. Bobby is survived by: his wife of 52 years, Rita Ardito Whitlock; six sons, Tony Whitlock, Robert Whitlock, Curtis Whitlock, Joey Whitlock, Jimmy Whitlock and his wife, Kim, and Richard Whitlock; daughter, Tammy Whitlock O’Valle; brother, Larry McTaggart; two sisters, Patricia Georgia Ann Doss and Martha Dean Mills; sixteen grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. A celebration of the life of Robert Carl “Bobby” Whitlock, Sr. will be held at a later date. You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Robert Carl “Bobby” Whitlock, Sr.


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TO THE FAMILY OF ROBERT WHITLOCK .CURTIS SORRY THE PASSING OF YOUR LOVE ONE. MAY GOD COMFORT EACH ONE IN HIS LOVING ARMS. GOD BLESS. A FRIEND JAMES E. PEEPLES SR. ADAIRSVILLE GA

JAMES PEEPLES Aug 4 2020 7:12 PM

Robert & I are so sorry about the passing of Robert. The family have been close friends of ours for a long time. The Whitlocks are a very good family. Our prayers go out to the family. You are all in our hearts. Robert may you rest in peace.

Robert Smith & Martha Nolen Jul 18 2020 6:39 AM

Amy Laviana lit a candle for Robert Carl "Bobby" Whitlock

Amy Laviana Jul 17 2020 4:48 PM

Praying for you all daily!

bridget young Jul 17 2020 4:21 PM

Joey, so sorry for you and your family for the loss of your Father. You are in my prayers.

Diane Mowry Jul 17 2020 4:00 PM

Diane Mowry lit a candle for Robert Carl "Bobby" Whitlock

Diane Mowry Jul 17 2020 3:58 PM