James Octavius Whelan, Jr

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James Octavius Whelan, Jr

September 19, 1936 - April 18, 2018

Resident of Atlanta, GA

Preceded in death by parents James Octavius and Eva Ruth (Yancee); brother Robert Eric.  Survived by wife, Suellen Torrey; his children, Lee, Jay (Laura Gibson), Jeff (Heather), Jon (Jessie), Jarrett (Rie); Grandchildren, Julia, James, Jonny, Joey, Jordy.

Jim was born and raised in Petersburg, VA.  He proudly served in the Navy.  A graduate of University of Richmond and earned his Masters from St. Francis PA.  Jim served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and was a prominent businessman residing in Johnstown, PA; Myrtle Beach, SC; Atlanta, GA.

Friends and Family are invited to attend a memorial service at the Wilson chapel of Peachtree Presbyterian, 3434 Roswell Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30305 on August 4, 2018 at 11:00am.  The family will also be organizing a golf scramble in Atlanta on August 3, 2018; details to be provided at a later date or contact jjwhelan2009@gmail.com

5 Comments To "James Octavius Whelan, Jr"

Patti Chilivis On Aug 02 2018 at 12pm
Jim will certainly be missed. Nick and I enjoyed knowing him. He was a great real estate agent and gentleman. Prayers are with Suellen and family. Reply to this comment
Whelan Family On Aug 08 2018 at 7am
Thank you For the kind words Patti!
Whelan Family On Jun 28 2018 at 1pm
Golf scramble details - http://evite.me/7jtdtUjU7S All are welcome, please RSVP if you're able to attend. Reply to this comment
Gary Clements On May 17 2018 at 6pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. May your family find comfort in God's word. Reply to this comment
Whelan Family On Jun 28 2018 at 1pm
Thank you for your kind words Gary! Hope to see you at the service and/or golf scramble - http://evite.me/7jtdtUjU7S
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